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January 19, 2015
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Thirdhand Smoke: Toxic Airborne Pollutants Linger Long After the Smoke Clears

Berkeley Lab researchers assess health impacts of inhalable constituents of thirdhand tobacco smoke. Ever walked into a hotel room and smelled old cigarette smoke? While the last smoker may have left the room hours or even days ago, the lingering … Continue reading

August 6, 2012
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Half of the Particulate Pollution in North America Comes from Other Continents

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Roughly half the aerosols that affect air quality and climate change in North America may be coming from other continents, including Asia, Africa and Europe, according to a new study by researchers at the University of … Continue reading

April 14, 2011
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Climate Change From Black Carbon Depends on Altitude

Palo Alto, CA — Scientists have known for decades that black carbon aerosols add to global warming. These airborne particles made of sooty carbon are believed to be among the largest man-made contributors to global warming because they absorb solar … Continue reading