Human Activity has Polluted European Air for 2000 Years

News   Jun 02, 2017 | Original story from the American Geophysical Union

 
Human Activity has Polluted European Air for 2000 Years

Photo of the Colle Gnifetti glacier on the Swiss-Italian border where the ice core used in the study was taken. Credit: Nicole Spaulding, Climate Change Institute, University of Maine.

 
 
 

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