Dawn only good time for outdoor activities in Taipei: expert

Want China Times
Date: 2015-05-04

The period from 4-6 am is the only time of day when the air quality is good

An industrial park in Kaohsiung. (File photo/Yang Chia-yu)

An industrial park in Kaohsiung. (File photo/Yang Chia-yu)

enough for outdoor activities in Taipei, a health expert said Sunday.

A team led by Chan Chang-chuan, associate dean of National Taiwan University’s College of Public Health, came to the conclusion after measuring the changes in concentrations of air pollutants — ozone, nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter (PM2.5) — in the city throughout the day.

“There is no such thing as ‘sharing the pain’ when it comes to air pollution. The difference is stark, depending on where you live,” Chan said at a health forum in Taipei.     [FULL  STORY]

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