Air Pollution case study

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Case study for air pollution in a city
Beijing, the capital of china
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What illnesses can be caused by air pollution?
Asthma and other respiratory illnesses
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How much money overall did the government spend tackling air pollution?
$16 billion
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What transport can pollute the air?
car, buses and taxis
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What happened to cars during the 2008 Olympic Games?
1.5 millions cars were banned from the road
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What was opened in 2006?
The first hydrogen fuelling station
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What waste comes from hydrogen cars?
Oxygen and water
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What also pollutes the air
Coal from peoples homes which is now banned in many parts of the city
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What powered station can also pollute the atmosphere?
coal fired power stations which were closed down during the Olympic Games.
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What is the government researching in?
Desulphuristaion of the coal
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What have the Chinese also done to naturally increase oxygen levels?
Planted a forest twice the size of New York's central park
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