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Lives without the sun in smog hell

Lives without the sun in smog hell

BEIJING — Winter typically brings the worst air pollution to northern China because of a combination of weather conditions and an increase in the burning of coal for homes and municipal heating systems, which usually starts on a specific date. For the large northern city of Harbin, the city’s heating systems kicked in on Sunday, […]

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Study of CO levels in Greenland snowpack finds sharp decline since 1970s

Study of CO levels in Greenland snowpack finds sharp decline since 1970s

The first-ever study of air trapped in the deep snowpack of Greenland has yielded surprising results. Current computer models had predicted that levels of carbon monoxide locked into the snowpack would be higher than those recorded in the 1950s, yet it appears that the opposite is true. A recent paper published in the journal Atmospheric […]