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China's sulfur dioxide emissions fell significantly while India's grew over last decade

19:00 EST 8 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(University of Maryland) Sulfur dioxide is an air pollutant that causes acid rain, haze and many health-related problems. It is produced predominantly when coal is burned to generate electricity. Although China and India remain the world's largest consumers of coal, a new University of Maryland-led study found that China's sulfur dioxide emissions fell by 75 percent since 2007, while India's emissions increased by 50 percent.

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