TITLE

Asian pollution delays inevitable warming

AUTHOR(S)
Tollefson, Jeff
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Nature;2/18/2010, Vol. 463 Issue 7283, p860
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the findings of a study regarding the impact of air pollution in Asia on global warming. It mentions that the atmosphere of Asia, that is filled with sulphur, reflects back the sunlight, inhibiting rise in temperatures on the ground and cautions that this effect will take place only for a few decade, after which carbon dioxide will cause rapid warming effect. The study also analyzed the climate effects of air pollutants and greenhouse gases over time and geography.
ACCESSION #
48141409

 

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