Chapter 7 – Smog Brings Widespread and Far-Reaching Impact to Human Health
At the beginning of 2013, heavy smog hit nearly one quarter of China’s territory and almost half of the overall population was exposed to the ongoing large-scale smoggy weather.1 While people were concerned about the deterioration of the environment, they gradually turned their focus to smog’s effect on people’s health. Recently, scientists from home and abroad issued a couple of research reports concerning this topic. These statistics and conclusions are shocking. This essay intends to summarize the main ideas of these reports.
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“Chapter 7 – Smog Brings Widespread and Far-Reaching Impact to Human Health”, in:
Chinese Research Perspectives Online, Edited by: International Advisory Board Chinese Research Perspectives Online.
Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-6002_crpn_liu_9789004324596_0008>