Improved Air Quality in Beijing and Tianjin

The Ministry of Ecology and Environment has announced that the cities of Beijing, Tianjin and surrounding areas achieved their air pollution reduction targets for 2017. The number of days of heavy pollution has halved and particulate matter (PM 2.5) felt by 25% compared to 2016. At 78 μg/m³, this is still well above the WHO recommendations (25 μg/m³).