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China's Off-The-Charts Air Pollution Is Making Its Way To The U.S.


Health & Wellness  (tags: Smog, Pollution, Particulates, Coal, #DirtyEnergy, #DirtyCoal, China, US, West Coast, human health, deaths, 1.2 million worldwide, from coal )

Brian
- 371 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"China's pollution has shut down schools and shortened lifespans in the country -- but its not just Chinese residents who should be worried about their smog. On the US West Coat, pollution from can account for 12 to 24 percent of sulfate concentrations..."



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David C. (25)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 12:09 pm
ergo: BUY MORE SUPERFLUOS JUNK FROM CHINA !
 

David C. (25)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 12:12 pm
> “We’ve outsourced our manufacturing and much of our pollution"
- INDEED. As also reported e.g. by IPCC:
CO2 emissions are being 'outsourced' by rich countries to rising economies

" A draft of the latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...says EMISSIONS OF...GREENHOUSE GASES GREW TWICE AS FAST in the first decade of the 21st century as they did during the previous three decades. [my CAPS]"

 

Dandelion G. (383)
Tuesday January 21, 2014, 5:26 pm
Smogg from China and radiation from Japan, I suppose it might be the karma for destroying the worlds economic systems and digging in their backyards.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 4:17 am
noted
 

Winn Adams (209)
Wednesday January 22, 2014, 7:25 am
Noted
 
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