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As Temperatures Increase, So Does Air Pollution — Thanks to Air Conditioning

Posted May 16, 2017 12:00 AM by Engineering360 eNewsletter

Although it seems logical that increased air conditioning usage would mean higher levels of air pollution, that has not been the focus of most air pollution studies. Thanks to a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, researchers have now actually detailed the connection.


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05/19/2017 8:58 AM

Another factor is that there is less rainfall in the summertime to flush out the oxides of sulfur and nitrogen from the air.

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