Impacts of Shipping on Air Pollutant Emissions, Air Quality, and Health in the Yangtze River Delta and Shanghai, China

Special Report 22 describes a study by a team of investigators from Fudan and Tsinghua Universities, and other Chinese research institutions, and HEI scientists Allison Patton and Katherine Walker, as part of HEI’s Global Health Program. The report provides a comprehensive and detailed analysis of emissions from shipping and related activities and their impacts on air quality and the health of the populations of the Yangtze River Delta and the city of Shanghai in 2015, a baseline year, and in 2030 under three future emissions control scenarios.