Importing air pollution from China
Mercury from Asia contributes 20 to 30 per cent of the poison deposited in U.S.
...more and more Canadians die from Chinese pollution each year,
specialy the elderly and the very young.
- China pollution so bad Panasonic pays extra to work there
- Record smog in China closes schools, roads
- Beijing's 'Airpocalypse' - CBC's 'The National'
- Air pollution kills 7 million people every year says WHO
What the wind brings
Coal consumption doubles
'The air goes around the planet in three weeks. So something that happens on one continent — you are going to feel the effect.'- Dan Jaffe, professor of atmospheric and environmental chemistry