/ 11 October 2023

Load-shedding obscures the understanding of South Africa’s air quality

South African Power Plants Amid Pollution Clampdown
Every year, 6.7 million lives are lost prematurely because of the combined impact of outdoor and indoor air pollution. (Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
Authorities reported that most air quality monitoring stations were frequently offline due to ongoing power blackouts

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