A web portal about climatic effect of black carbon is open(Finnish Meteorological Institute)

A web portal about climatic effect of black carbon is open(Finnish Meteorological Institute)

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6 December 2013
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Mitigation opportunities of black carbon emissions are presented and their effects are considered globally, in Europe and in Arctic area. The user can choose maps concerning black carbon and other short-lived climate forcers (SLCF); organic carbon and sulphur dioxide emissions, concentrations and effects nowadays and their development in years 2020 and 2030.

The biggest emission sources in Europe and Northern America are households that burn solid fuels for heating and diesel engines in the transport sector. In developing countries also solid fuel combustion in cooking stoves and traditional coke and brick making kilns are significant emission sources. >> More

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