Air pollution in Ulaanbaatar reaches alarming levels

An article published by Canadian and Mongolian researchers last week argues that nearly 10 percent of Ulaanbaatar city’s total mortality are attributable to outdoor air pollution. The article shows that a major source of air pollution in the city is emissions from home heating in low-income ger areas, and it urges anti-air pollution efforts to focus on those areas.

The article is downloadable from here.

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