Natural and social scientists develop new model of how ‘perfect storm’ of crises could unravel global system.
Whether you are of the mind that saving this world from the impending tekno-apocalypse is possible or are thinking that you want to live out the rest of your days limited days as healthy as possible, owning and using an anti pollution mask is indispensable. Whether you are commuting through air pollution ridden cities such as Los Angeles, Bejing, or suffering the inversion in Salt Lake City, a top-of-the-line- pollution mask has now become a necessity.
About 15% of China has been blanketed in dense smog for a week.
“Some government officials might worry that linking smog to agricultural production would prompt a panic. But there is no denying the sunlight that reaches Chinese soil has been dramatically reduced in recent years.” —MENG JIHUA, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Chinese scientists said on Feb. 25 that the country’s smog is likely inhibiting photosynthesis in plants, akin to a nuclear winter. A recent experiment by He Dongxian of the China Agricultural University found that plants took about three times as long to grow in a greenhouse in Beijing than under artificial light.
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