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Lab-Led Study Shows Emission Cuts Lead to Cleaner California Air

Cuts in diesel emissions have drastically reduced the amount of pollutants in the air that cause global warming in California, potentially valuable information in the fight to save the world’s climate from a predicted catastrophe, a study led by EETD’s Tom Kirchstetter found. His team analyzed measurements of black carbon taken from aircraft, satellites and ground monitors dating back to the 1980s, and used a computer model to compare them with emission-reduction regulations that the state issued over the years. More>

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