Scientists from NASA say: soot warms the Earth

25.12.2003

25.12.2003


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It's like a Christmas story. Scientists from NASA have just discovered that the black fly, which is a product of the industrial pollution of the atmosphere, affects the ability of snow and ice reflect the sun's rays, thus accelerating global climate change, writes today Liberation (translation online Inopressa.ru).

If you believe the computer calculations made by scientists from the U.S. space agency, soot by 25% contributed to the warming of the planet, registered in the last century. It should be noted that scientists from NASA is very consistent in his ideas. Back in September 2002, they argued that the fine carbon particles (soot) were one of the main causes of climate change in China, in particular — increased frequency of droughts and floods in the region.

 



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