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Air pollution on a chinese street

Taking UK atmosheric science global

London's atmosphere may still have its mysteries, but compared to many places it's an open book.

30 September 2016

Controlling our own emissions is a good idea, but plenty of the pollution problems most nations face come from abroad.

29 Sep 2016

In September 2014, a huge volcanic eruption in Iceland emitted up to nine times as much sulphur dioxide per day as all European industry combined.

29 Sep 2016

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