Study: Black carbon is among strongest atmospheric pollutants

01/22/2013 | Yahoo

Black carbon, which results from the use of brick kilns, diesel engines and wood-fired stoves, is the second-most powerful climate pollutant, behind carbon dioxide, according to a study. "This new research provides further compelling evidence to act on short-lived climate pollutants, including black carbon," Achim Steiner of the U.N. Environment Program said in a statement.

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