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Submission + - China's Anti-Pollution Initiative Produces Stellar Results (popularmechanics.com)

hackingbear writes: China has declared war on its pollution, one of the worst on the planet, and now appears winning. Over the past four years, pollution in China’s major cities has decreased by an average of 32 percent, with some cities seeing an even bigger drop, according to professor Michael Greenstone of the Energy Policy Institute. This decline comes after several aggressive policies implemented by the Chinese government, including prohibiting the building of new coal plants, forcing existing plants to reduce their emissions, lowering the amount of automobile traffic, and closing down some steel mills and coal mines.
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