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Study finds that severe air pollution affects the productivity of workers

Economists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have completed an extensive study revealing that exposure to air pollution over several weeks is not just unhealthy, it can also reduce employee productivity.   Associate Professor Alberto Salvo from the Department … Continue reading

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China seeks to curb worst air pollution in 50 years

China‘s air pollution in 2013 is at its worst for some 52 years, with 13 provinces hitting record-high levels of air pollution, according to the ministry of environmental protection. In recent days, traffic has been delayed in Shanghai, Jiangsu, Henan, Shandong; … Continue reading

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Nanjing schools told to close

Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, has ordered schools suspended today, citing a red alert for haze as persistent choking weather lingers in 25 provincial areas. The order applies to kindergartens, primary schools and middle schools, Nanjing’s publicity department … Continue reading

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China’s air pollution blamed for eight-year-old’s lung cancer

An eight-year-old girl has reportedly been diagnosed as China’s youngest victim of lung cancer, reigniting debate over the devastating human toll of the country’s pollution crisis. The girl, who was not named, lived near a busy road in the eastern … Continue reading

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