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Worsening Urban Air Pollution Won't Increase Global Temperature Over Next 100 Years

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September 20, 2000
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American Geophysical Union
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Researchers using a new climate change model predict that urban air pollution will increase significantly over the next 100 years, but although it may affect regional temperatures, globally it will not have a significant effect on surface temperature.

WASHINGTON - Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found that although urban air pollution is expected to increase significantly in the coming century, it will not have a big effect on global temperature change.


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