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Smokestack emissions from oceangoing ships will cause an estimated 87,000 deaths worldwide each year by 2012, U.S. researchers said. James Winebrake of the Rochester Institute of Technology and colleagues note that the current finding is almost one-third higher than previously believed.
Rising levels of smokestack emissions from oceangoing ships will cause an estimated 87,000 deaths worldwide each year by 2012 â€” almost one-third higher than previously believed, according to the second major study on that topic.
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Particulate pollution thought to be holding climate change in check by reflecting sunlight instead enhances warming when combined with airborne soot, a new study has found.
Researchers from the United States and around the world have determined springtime agricultural fires have a significant impact on the melting of arctic ice. The scientists are to meet at the University of New Hampshire next week to discuss findings from the most ambitious effort ever undertaken to
Scientists from around the world will convene at the University of New Hampshire June 2-5, 2009, to discuss key findings from the most ambitious effort ever undertaken to measure "short-lived" airborne pollutants in the Arctic and determine how they contribute in the near term to the dramatic changes underway in the vast
Former Vice President Al Gore called for fast action to avert the potentially irreversible melting of the Earthâ€™s ice.
Plants absorbed carbon dioxide more efficiently under the polluted skies of recent decades than they would have done in a cleaner atmosphere, according to new findings published this week in Nature.
Though greenhouse gases are invariably at the center of discussions about global climate change, new NASA research suggests that much of the atmospheric warming observed in the Arctic since 1976 may be due to changes in tiny airborne particles called aerosols.
A US request was made to the United Nations International Maritime Organization asking that a safe barrier be established along American coastlines to reduce pollution emitted by ocean-going ships which jeopardize human health.
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