Humanmade Pollutants May Be Driving Earth’s Tropical Belt Expansion: May Impact Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation

ScienceDaily (May 16, 2012) – Black carbon aerosols and tropospheric ozone, both humanmade pollutants emitted predominantly in the Northern Hemisphere’s low- to mid-latitudes, are most likely pushing the boundary of the tropics further poleward in that hemisphere, new research by a team of scientists shows.

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Humanmade Pollutants May Be Driving Earth’s Tropical Belt Expansion: May Impact Large-Scale Atmospheric Circulation

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