Clean air could worsen the consequences of global warming


Although it may be curious, If the human being could be able to eliminate all the toxic waste that daily emits into the atmosphereas things are now the consequences of global warming would worsen. Why? Shouldn't the opposite happen?

Clean air is, as can be deduced from its own name, the healthiest thing any living being can breathe, but humanity is polluting planet Earth so much that it has already made it lose its natural balance so much so that we have launched a new geological era: the Anthropocene.

To reach this dramatic conclusion, a team of scientists used four global climate models that simulated the effects that would occur if sulfates and carbon-based particles, including soot, were removed.

Thus, They were able to find out that there are certain aerosols that today what they do is protect the planet from part of the solar radiation it receives. Furthermore, if emissions were completely eliminated, the global average temperature would rise 0,5-1,1 degrees higher than expected, posing a serious problem. But there is still more.

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The researchers found that eliminating these emissions would have consequences at the regional level, modifying climate patterns such as rainfall in some parts of the world. For example, in East Asia they would experience a significant increase in rainfall and extreme weather events.

So, what to do? There is no easy answer. What hurts us is what, in this present century, keeps us "safe." Of course, his thing would have been not to pollute, but that is an error that, I think, that we can no longer solve unless we find a way. Pessimistic? Maybe. But the way things work, there isn't much reason to be optimistic.

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