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Poor air quality and health problems will become the summertime norm throughout the US as scientists predict a 70% rise in ground-level ozone − unless action is taken to cut emissions LONDON, 18 May − Stand by for long, hot North American summers of smarting eyes, tickling throats, asthma, bronchit...
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Posted by on in Air Quality
High temperatures make air pollution worse. A new study has found that during heat waves, plants reduce their ozone absorption which lead to high levels of the gas remaining in the environment. Ozone is a gas that exists both at stratosphere and troposphere and can be beneficial or toxic depen...
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Posted by on in Forestry
'If this is happening in a national park that isn't even close to an urban area, what do you think is happening in your backyard?' By TRACIE CONE On a clear day, the view from Beetle Rock in Sequoia National Park extends west for 105 miles across the patchwork of crops in California's agricultural...
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Posted by on in Climate Change
From high above the South Pole, Earth’s ozone hole can affect rainfall as far away as the tropics, scientists have found. Thinning ozone causes weather patterns to shift southward across the Southern Hemisphere, bringing more rain to a band that includes eastern Australia and the southwestern Ind...
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