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In pictures: Chinese air pollution campaigners
Lung cancer

Yu Futing, 69, retired worker

"The coke plant is just by the south gate of our community. The wind blows from the east and from the south.

"In the summer we need to open the windows to let the air pass but we cannot because of the pollution.

"In November 1996 my wife died of lung cancer five months after they diagnosed her illness and I am sure that it was related to the awful pollution."

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