Tiny air pollutants kill thousands in China

2012-12-19 10:00

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Beijing - Microscopic pollutant particles in the air have killed some 8 600 people prematurely this year and cost $1bn in economic losses in four Chinese cities, according to a study by Beijing University and Greenpeace.

China's rapid growth has brought with it serious environmental problems, from polluted rivers to smog that often shrouds cities.

Read more on:    greenpeace  |  china  |  environment  |  pollution
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