Pollution in China so Bad that Sun Rays Can't Reach Solar Panels
It's no secret that China has some of the worst air pollution in the world.
High levels of air pollution in China's cities have caused to 350,000-400,000 premature deaths.
China has made some improvements in environmental protection during recent years.
According to the World Bank, 'China is one of a few countries in the world that have been rapidly increasing its forest cover.
A new study reports that the pollution is so bad that the rays from the sun cannot reach solar panels. This has caused a decrease in solar electricity rates by about 15%.
Ironically, the solar panels were installed to help reduce smog.