Reducing greenhouse gas emissions can help reduce premature deaths caused by surface ozone, according to a new study. Photo: AFP

China could prevent 330,000 early deaths a year by 2050 by cutting gas emissions, study finds

  • Earlier research estimated that in 2015 alone, 67,000 premature deaths in China were attributed to ozone, but more recent studies suggest that figure might have been understated
  • Curbing ozone precursors would have most impact in east China, where populations are higher, researchers say
Topic |   China pollution

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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions can help reduce premature deaths caused by surface ozone, according to a new study. Photo: AFP
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