Smog deaths

  • Smog causes an estimated 49,000 deaths in Beijing, Shanghai in 2020 - tracker
    SHANGHAI, July 9 (Reuters): Air pollution has caused an estimated 49,000 deaths and $23 billion in economic losses in the cities of Beijing and Shanghai alone since Jan. 1, 2020, according to a "clean air counter" launched by environmental groups on Thursday.   The online tool launched by the Helsinki-based Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), Greenpeace Southeast Asia and IQAir Air Visual, measures smog in 28 major cities worldwide and uses mod