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'Warming hole' delayed climate change over eastern United States

Climate scientists have discovered that particulate pollution in the late 20th century created a "warming hole" over the eastern United States -- that is, a cold patch where the effects of global warming were temporarily obscured. The findings have implications for industrial nations (like China) that have not yet tightened air quality regulations.
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Eastern US avoiding climate change

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : TG Daily - Sustainability (3 years ago)

Particulate pollution over the eastern United States, dating from the late 20th century, has caused a colder patch where global warming has been held back. read more Read Post

Pollution Masked Warming in the Eastern US for Decades

Biology / Paleontology : The Dragon's Tales (3 years ago)

Climate scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have discovered that particulate pollution in the late 20th century created a "warming hole" over the eastern United States—that is, a cold patch wh... Read Post

'Warming hole' delayed climate change over eastern United States

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

Cambridge, Mass. - April 26, 2012 - Climate scientists at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have discovered that particulate pollution in the late 20th century created a "warming hole" over the eastern Un... Read Post


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