SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China plans cuts in major sources of air pollution including sulphur dioxide and will promote more public transport in large cities, the government said late on Thursday, as the country’s north grapples with a lingering smog crisis.
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JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Developing economies in Asia will have to spend $300 billion a year until 2050 to meet targets set by the Paris climate deal, but can expect to save thousands of lives and avoid worsening poverty if they shift to low-carbon growth, research showed on Tuesday.
Extreme pollution conditions make China rethink its socio-economic political view.
Some thoughts on the topic by TestTube News. Air pollution has become a major issue in China, and poses a threat to Chinese public health. The immense growth of the People’s Republic of China since the 1980s has resulted in increased soil pollution.
As China’s waste production increases, insufficient efforts to develop capable recycling systems have been attributed to a lack of environmental awareness. In 2011, China produced 2.3 million tons of electronic waste. In 1997, the World Bank issued a report targeting China’s policy towards industrial pollution. The report stated that “hundreds of thousands of premature deaths and incidents of serious respiratory illness have been caused by exposure to industrial air pollution. [Wikipedia]
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Environmental impact of the clothing industry – Our clothes, our jeans and underwear are produced by unsustainable methods. Greenpeace has produced a sensational report on the catastrophic effects of textile manufacturing in the Pearl River.