Latest Pollution in China Stories
Air pollution in China has exhibited noticeable changes over the past 30 years, shifting from point-source pollution (around factories and industrial plants) in the 1980s to urban pollution in the 1990s.
A new study finds that some 500 million Chinese people have had their lifespans reduced by five years thanks to pollution generated by a free-coal policy.
A high level of air pollution, in the form of particulates produced by burning coal, significantly shortens the lives of people exposed to it.
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
- The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.