13 Jan '12, 10pm

Small efforts to reduce methane, soot could have big effect: Carbon dioxide may be public enemy number one in th...

Small efforts to reduce methane, soot could have big effect: Carbon dioxide may be public enemy number one in th...

RELATED ARTICLES Methane's Key Role in Global Warming January 27, 2010 07:24 AM Soot darkens ice, stokes runaway Arctic melt: study December 3, 2008 08:50 AM Short Term Air Emissions and Their Effect on Global Warming June 16, 2011 03:37 PM Third-World Stove Soot Is Target in Climate Fight April 17, 2009 06:51 AM /climate/article/43846 Carbon dioxide may be public enemy number one in the fight against global warming. But taking aim at methane and soot has a better chance of keeping the planet cooler in the short run, a new study finds. ADVERTISEMENT Cutting the amounts of these two pollutants that are poured into the sky would diminish warming by half a degree Celsius by 2050, researchers report in the Jan. 13 Science. That could buy a little time for the world — slowing sea level rise, glacial melting and other problems caused by rising temperatures. Targeting these agent...

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