Articles | Volume 21, issue 20
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 16051–16065, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-16051-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 16051–16065, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-16051-2021

Research article 29 Oct 2021

Research article | 29 Oct 2021

Impacts of emission changes in China from 2010 to 2017 on domestic and intercontinental air quality and health effect

Yuqiang Zhang et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on acp-2021-385', Anonymous Referee #1, 01 Jul 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on acp-2021-385', Anonymous Referee #2, 14 Jul 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Yuqiang Zhang on behalf of the Authors (18 Sep 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (20 Sep 2021) by Andrea Pozzer
RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (03 Oct 2021)
ED: Publish as is (04 Oct 2021) by Andrea Pozzer
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Short summary
In this study, we use a global chemical transport model to simulate the effects on global air quality and human health due to emission changes in China from 2010 to 2017. By performing sensitivity analysis, we found that the air pollution control policies not only decrease the air pollutant concentration but also bring significant co-benefits in air quality to downwind regions. The benefits for the improved air pollution are dominated by PM2.5.
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