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  • Face masks have become normalised, but do they actually help?
  • Face masks have become normalised, but do they actually help?
    Nicolò Lazzati, Creative Commons (2009) ©
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Masking China's pollution concerns

China’s 474 million-strong consuming class is starting to wonder whether the price they’ve paid for prosperity is worth it, if money can’t safeguard health. Too severe to be ignored, environmental concerns in China are finally beginning to trump economic ones.

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Too severe to be ignored, environmental concerns in China are finally beginning to trump economic ones. [1] China’s 474 million strong consuming class (set to explode to 800 million by 2025) is starting to ask whether the price they’ve paid for prosperity is worth it, if money can’t safeguard health. [2]

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