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Pollution from China’s massive coal-burning linked to global cooling

WASHINGTON — Scientists have come up with a possible explanation for why the rise in Earth’s temperature paused for a bit during the 2000s, one of the hottest decades on record. The answer seems counterintuitive. It’s all that sulfur pollution in the air from China’s massive coal-burning, according to a new study. Sulfur particles in […]

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Iceland’s Volcancoes may Cause Enviro Problems around the World

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has been keeping a watchful satellite eye on  Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano, which awakened for the first time in 120 years on March 20 and has wrought havoc on Europe’s air lines. Within 24 hours of the eruption, NASA’s JPL team confirmed the volcano was emitting more than one billion watts of […]

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