The COVID-19 lockdown has reduced China’s anthropogenic emissions substantially between January and March in 2020, with the largest reductions in February. Emissions of SO2, NOx, CO, NMVOCs, and primary PM2.5 were estimated to have decreased by 27%, 36%, 28%, 31%, and 24%, respectively, in February 2020 compared to the same month in 2019.
About EAPPCAP The Evaluation of Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan Dataset, EAPPCAP, is a database applied for evaluating the efficacy of China’s Air Pollution Prevention and Control Action Plan implemented 2013-2017. The EAPPCAP dataset includes gridded baseline MEIC emission inventory for China from 2013-2017. To estimate the contribution of different control measures to…
From 1990 to 2015, accompanied by a 10.3-fold increase in cement production, CO2, SO2, and NOx emissions from China’s cement industry increased by 627%, 56%, and 659%, whereas CO, PM2.5 and PM10 emissions decreased by 9%, 63%, and 59%, respectively.
Jun Liu, Dan Tong