New study: 4,000 die because of the Chinese smog - every day

 
New study: 4,000 die because of the Chinese smog - every day
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The population of the densely populated areas in east of China inhale extremely polluted and harmful air.

The combination of urbanization, that the Chinese gather in large cities, and that many still use coal for heating, results in that toxic blankets of smog lies over many Chinese cities.

A new study, published by the Berkeley University in California, has attempted to quantify the suffering the pollution inflicts on the Chinese population:

Air pollution in China costs 4,000 people lives every day, and is responsible for one of six premature deaths in China, it is stated in the study.

Researchers believe that 1.6 million Chinese die each year from lung, heart and stroke problems caused by the polluted air.

One of the main authors of the study, Robert Rohde said to AP that 38 percent of China's 1.3 billion people live in areas that would be classified as hazardous to health by US standards.

- It is a very high figure. Some of the worst areas are southwest of Beijing, says Rohde.

The entire eastern China is hit by worse particle pollution than in the US.

- In other words, almost all of China's population inhale air that is more polluted than the worst air in the US, says Rohde.

China is the world's largest coal consumer. More than 65 percent of all energy production in the country comes from coal power plants.

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