News tagged with polluters

Pollution stifles wind, squelches rain

Like a high stakes match of rock-paper-scissors, summertime pollution trumps both wind and precipitation in the valley air near Mt. Hua. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that human-caused air pollution ...

dateMar 29, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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How noise pollution is changing animal behaviour

Noise pollution, generally an unintended byproduct of urbanisation, transport and industry, is a key characteristic of human development and population growth. In some cases, it is produced intentionally, for example when ...

dateDec 18, 2015 in Ecology
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Lower oil prices lead to higher CO2 emissions

If the price of oil decreases, carbon dioxide emissions increase. This is what two Spanish scientists claim after comparing the relationship between air pollution and economic development by using the real oil prices in Spain ...

dateMar 11, 2016 in Environment
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