Summary: Candy Au

Originally reported: Bloomberg

Date: 6/2/10

Originally: 28/08/08

Stop causing unnecessary death [1]

The Olympic Games closures of factories had little to do with the temporary closing of Guangdong factories. It is merely seasonal said Edward Chan, Greenpeace campaign manager in Hong Kong. The emissions usually increase in the winter. Air pollution causes about 10,000 deaths yearly in southern China’s Pearl River Delta region, including Hong Kong and Macau, according to a study released in June by a research group and three universities.


  1. Hong Kong Skies Clear — Thanks to Nature, Not Games, South China Morning Post, 28/08/08