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This is good news? Satellite pollution data shows China getting back to work. Watch

Smoke stacks belching smoke near residential apartment buildings

BLOOMBERG, March 3, 2020 Concentrations of the toxic gas that causes respiratory problems are back on the rise in China! Everything’s going to be ok. By Jonathan Tirone for BLOOMBERG – Satellite data show economic activity in China could be picking up following a steep drop off caused by the coronavirus.  Nitrogen dioxide levels rose across China’s industrial heartland, according to the …

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Air Pollution Vanishes Across China’s Industrial Heartland

People on an urban street, barely visible due to air pollution. Wearing masks to cover their mouths.

BLOOMBERG, March 1, 2020 Satellite images show major drop in nitrogen dioxide levels. Virus lockdown has affected factory output and transport. By Pete Norman, for BLOOMBERG – China’s lockdown measures to minimize further coronavirus infections have created one unexpected benefit — a dramatic improvement to the nation’s air quality. Satellites operated by NASA and the European Space Agency have detected significant drops of major airborne …

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