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Obama Celebrates Earth Day By Maintaining Air Pollution

obama-planeWHAT did you do for Earth Day, daddy? Well, says Barack Obama, I celebrated Earth Day by flying in Air Force One to Iowa. I gave:

Cleaning up skies choked with smog and soot would sharply curtail the capacity of plants to absorb carbon dioxide and blunt global warming, according to a study released on Wednesday …

Common sense would suggest that air pollution in the form of microscopic particles that obstruct the Sun’s rays – a phenomenon called “global dimming” – would hamper this process, but the new study shows the opposite is true.

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Posted: 23rd, April 2009 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0