Nov 29

Airpocalypse now: China pollution reaching record levels:

In some areas level of harmful particles in the air were 56 times the levels considered safe by the World Health Organisation

Residents of north-eastern China donned gas masks and locked themselves indoors on Sunday after their homes were enveloped by some of the worst levels of smog on record.

Levels of PM2.5, a tiny airborne particulate linked to cancer and heart disease, soared in Liaoning province as northern China began burning coal to heat homes at the start of the winter.

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One Response to “Airpocalypse Now: China Pollution Reaching Record Levels”

  1. squodgy Says:

    Russia too it seems.

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