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NASA Study Finds Connection Between Population And Pollution
2013-08-20 14:33:41

While previous research has linked employment or innovation statistics to urban population density, a new study from NASA scientists has made a connection between pollution and the number of people living in a city.

2012-02-20 13:47:12

The past decade has witnessed a significant growth in Asian air pollution, causing a great concern for air quality and climate.

2011-05-09 12:51:10

A panel of some of the world's leading climate and glacier scientists co-chaired by a Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego researcher issued a report today commissioned by the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of Sciences citing the moral imperative before society to properly address climate change.

2009-12-14 16:19:00

GREENBELT, Md., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A NASA-led study has found new evidence that a "heat pump" effect, driven by emissions of soot, or black carbon, contributes as much (or more) to atmospheric warming in the Himalayas as greenhouse gases.

2009-08-31 11:21:09

Air pollution in eastern China during the last 50 years has led to a reduction in the amount of light rainfall of almost a quarter. This is revealed by an international study conducted with support from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

2009-01-23 13:35:32

Swedish and Indian researchers constrain the sources of climate- and health-afflicting soot pollution over South Asia.

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2008-11-14 14:25:00

Thick smog clouds that loom over Asia threaten the livelihood of crops and contain particles that actually reflect the sun’s rays away from the earth, the UN reported on Thursday.

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2008-11-13 16:00:00

Thick smog clouds that loom over Asia threaten the livelihood of crops and contain particles that actually reflect the sun’s rays away from the earth, the UN reported on Thursday.

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2008-10-14 07:40:00

A study found an increasing pollution problem in Asia could affect cloud formation high in the Himalayas, an action that could make problems for monsoons and speed the melting of glaciers.

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2008-05-06 09:20:00

Using sophisticated unmanned aircraft, research scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego hope to assess Southern California's potential for climate change and better understand the sources of air pollution.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
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