According to the air pollution databases published by World Health Organization (WHO) (http://www.who.int/airpollution/en/), China and India each had 1.1 million air pollution-related deaths in 2015, accounting for half of the world’s total air pollution deaths that year. Chinese leaders face the difficult choice of prioritizing either economic growth or environmental and social welfare. For the past several years, Beijing has a made a concerted effort to reduce high concentrations of air pollution across China. What are the social consequences of air pollution? What is contributing to China’s air pollution? How is China addressing air pollution? Do you think the interventions or policies work in the short- and long-terms?
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