Atmosphere

Emissions from human activity alter the formation of biogenic secondary organic aerosols

PICTURE: Formation of biogenic secondary organic aerosols (SOA) by complex anthropogenic-biogenic interactions. view After Credit: Li Xu Despite their extremely small size, submicronic airborne aerosols are critical pollutants with implications for climate change, air quality and human health. Among these particles, secondary organic aerosols (SOA) are formed when volatile organic …

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US dairies’ methane emissions down

Dairy and livestock trends in the United States indicate a decline in methane emissions. While greenhouse gas has been used by climate change activists to crush animal agriculture, science points to a different trend. Methane as a greenhouse gas has long been the Achilles heel of campaigners to tackle animal …

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