China Accepts Responsibility for Toxic Haze

Chosun Ilbo | Nov 21, 2019 at 1:05 PM
  • A team of researchers from South Korea, China and Japan have discovered that more than 30 percent of ultrafine dust (PM 2.5) in South Korea is carried over from China.
  • China was the source of 32.1 percent of ultrafine dust in Korea in 2017, while 51.2 percent came from Korea itself and 1.5 percent from Japan.
  • In China, 91 percent of ultrafine dust was deemed to come from within the country itself, while South Korea accounted for 1.9 percent and Japan 0.8 percent.