Wednesday, 7 December 2016

China tops world for air pollution and carbon emissions, officials admit

China tops world for air pollution and carbon emissions, officials admit

Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei one of planet’s most polluted regions, but 'lack of funding hampers progress on 2017 clean-up targets'. China tops the world in almost all types of air pollution, including sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, as well as carbon emissions, top mainland officials admitted. The officials also told a Guangdong forum that the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region’s ­huge industrial output meant it was one of most polluted areas in the world.

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