Beijing air improving

Average PM2.5 levels are down 20% since last year but that is still double EPA’s maximum one-hour standard.

The AP reports:

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And, of course, what story on Chinese air is complete without the junk science factoid that PM2.5 in China kills 1.4 million per year. As we have pointed out many times before, that figure is statistical nonsense. Carbon particles are innocuous and kill no one.

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