Beijing releases key air pollution data; early results seem low compared to US Embassy results

“What has been so powerful is that people are skeptical, and I think rightly skeptical,” about the government’s descriptions of data, he said.”

The Washington Post reports,

Caving to public pressure, Beijing environmental authorities started releasing more detailed air quality data Saturday that may better reflect how bad the Chinese capital’s air pollution is. But one expert says measurements from the first day were low compared with data U.S. officials have been collecting for years…

Read the Post report.

One thought on “Beijing releases key air pollution data; early results seem low compared to US Embassy results”

  1. One day we in the West will thank the Chinese for increasing the CO2 in the atmosphere.
    But we will say they were WRONG to put soot, sulfur, nitrous oxides, and mercury up there.
    CO2 is beneficial…the more the better!
    The others are quite harmful.
    They need to correct the problem…not easy..!
    But they will in another couple decades.

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