Posts Tagged ‘smog’

Sustained Exposure to Air Pollutants Proven to REDUCE Life Expectency in China

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 20:48 No Comments

As you may have noticed, there is a bit of a theme around air pollution in China lately.  For me, it is an issue that I view as CHINA wide, which is to say that you will not catch my taking selfies out of a window in Beijing and framing the issue on that level, […]

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Lung Cancer Rates in Beijing up 50%. Breathing Blamed

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 21:06 No Comments

This morning’s article from the Telegraph (Lung cancer rates in Beijing are up by 50 PER CENT (but officials claim it’s due to smoking NOT the smog), leads with some very sobering bullet points about the crisis that is air quality in China. Lung cancer rates in China’s capital have doubled in a decade Officials […]

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When PMI hits 233. Even Professors Engage!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 21:04 No Comments

You know that things are getting interesting when a professor sends an email to the administration urging them to take measures to protect students, and the administration replies with The air quality today is really bad —- this is very unfortunate and everyone does not want this. The school is contacting the local Environment Protection […]

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