WikiLeaks reveals China’s failure to measure dangerous pollution

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WikiLeaks : la Chine dissimule sa pollution de lÂ’air

Des personnes agées chinoises pratiquent de la gymanastique en plein-air tout en portant des masques pour se prémunir de la pollution de l’air à Linfen – Chine © AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS

Pollutant levels were not measured and made public because findings would have been ‘too sensitive’ for the authorities

China has not measured data on the most dangerous types of air pollution because it is afraid of the political consequences, according to US diplomatic cables.

Guardian

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