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Reducing air pollution could accelerate climate change

Reducing air pollution could accelerate climate change

Dramatic cuts to air pollution in Europe and Asia could cause a short-term spike in temperatures and rainfall, according to a study published today (March 5) by researchers at the University of Reading.  The researchers have looked at the effect of particle pollution on the atmosphere in Europe and China, and investigated …

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Tropical forests’ ability to absorb carbon nearing ‘tipping point’ and could soon accelerate climate crisis, study finds

Tropical forests’ ability to absorb carbon nearing ‘tipping point’ and could soon accelerate climate crisis, study finds

The ability of the world’s tropical forests to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is decreasing, according to a study tracking 300,000 trees over 30 years. A global research team, led by the University of Leeds, say they fear the world’s remaining undisturbed tropical forests may have already begun to …

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