Beijing particulate matter pollution hampered visibility and represents a major respiratory health hazard. Image Credit: CBS.com/AssociatedPress.
CAICE Director Kimberly Prather appeared on ‘Take Two’, a program on Southern California Public Radio, to discuss the science and climate implications of a recent severe pollution episode in northern China. Levels of pollutant aerosols reached almost 10x the highest limits under the US National Ambient Air Quality Standard, causing dangerous health conditions and severely limited visibility.
Follow the link below to listen to the story: