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  • Gullekian
    Gullekian wrote:

    Pollution in China reaches 20 times higher than World Health Organization safety levels:

    China uses nearly as much coal as the rest of the world combined

    Thick smog has enveloped parts of China for the second time this month, pushing levels of tiny particulate matter that can penetrate deep into the lungs more than 20 times higher than World Health Organization safety levels over a 24-hour period.

    The carcinogenic haze has–as it did before–prompted the government to take temporary actions, such as ordering 103 heavily polluting factories in the Beijing area to shut down production, reported the Washington Post.

    The smog has sparked an unprecedented call from Chinese       read more.......

    We as people can we do something about it or it is up to the government to take measures to control the pollution level... ???

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