April 4, 2011

Black carbon is accelerating snow melt in the Himalayan glaciers

US researchers find that black carbon, a component of atmospheric soot that is emitted from sources such as cook stoves, diesel engines and coal-fired electric power plants, may be accelerating snow melt in places like the Himalayan glaciers even faster than greenhouse gases.

http://www.scidev.net/en/news/sooty-himalayan-snow-warms-climate-alters-
monsoons-.html?utm_source=link&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=en_news

http://acjnewsline.org/?p=4297

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