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2009-02-27 08:49:28

Commercial ships emit almost half as much particulate pollutants into the air globally as the total amount released by the world's cars, according to a new study led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Colorado at Boulder.

2009-02-23 12:55:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world is quickly approaching tipping points for abrupt climate changes, perhaps even within a few years, according to the United Nation's Environmental Program's (UNEP) just-released Year Book 2009.

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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2009-01-12 11:00:00

Soot from pollution causes winter snowpacks to warm, shrink and warm some more. This continuous cycle sends snowmelt streaming down mountains as much as a month early, a new study finds.

2008-12-12 13:52:00

POZNAN, Poland, Dec.

2008-12-11 16:34:00

Poznan Panel of Experts Discuss Importance of Black Carbon, the Montreal Protocol, Biochar, and Methane as Part of Global Climate Strategy POZNAN, Poland, Dec.

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2008-12-03 09:20:00

Soot is tarnishing the ice in the Arctic and adding a swiftness to the melting that could cause the ocean in the North Pole to be without any ice well before 2050, experts announced on Tuesday.

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2008-11-19 16:27:16

A detailed analysis of black carbon -- the residue of burned organic matter -- in computer climate models suggests that those models may be overestimating global warming predictions.

2008-09-29 00:00:28

By Barbara Swan Alliant Energy Alliant Energy is faced with the dual challenge of providing safe, reliable and affordable energy - in a time when demand is rising 2 to 3 percent each year - and protecting the environment.

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2008-09-05 09:10:00

A new federal science report noted heavy smog hanging over Beijing could heat up the weather in the American Midwest by three degrees over the next 50 years.


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