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Change in household fuels dominates the decrease in PM2.5 exposure and premature mortality in China in 2005–2015

Zhao B, Zheng H, Wang S, Smith KR, Lu X, Aunan K, Gu Y, Wang Y, Ding D, Xing J, Fu X, Yang X, Liou K-N, Hao J. Change in household fuels dominates the decrease in PM 2.5exposure and premature mortality in China in 2005–2015. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2018. 24:201812955. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1812955115 PDF | Supplement

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Air quality, health, and climate implications of China’s synthetic natural gas development

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Air pollutant emissions from Chinese households: A major and underappreciated ambient pollution source

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