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Arctic Weather Freezes Much of the U.S.

The Arctic blast that descended this week on a swath of the country stretching from the Rocky Mountains to New England continued Tuesday, bringing record-breaking low temperatures, snowfall in some Northeast areas and school closings in the Mid-South. Record cold continued to spread from the Plains toward the East Coast, the National Weather Service Prediction […]

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Aviation emissions’ impacts on air quality larger than on climate, study finds — ScienceDaily

New research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has quantified the climate and air quality impacts of aviation, broken down by emission type, altitude and location. The MIT team found that growth in aviation causes twice as much damage to air quality as to the climate. Writing today in IOP Publishing’s Environmental Research Letters, […]

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Housing developers could be the secret weapon to improving air quality — ScienceDaily

In a paper published by a multinational and multidisciplinary team of researchers in the journal Environmental International, led by Surrey’s Global Centre for Clean Air Research (GCARE), experts argue that the international research community should put together a set of clear guidelines for developers and urban planners to follow when implementing green infrastructure — such […]

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