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AtmosNews: Open burning and flash flooding

Pollution tallied from open burning
A new NCAR-led study estimates that some 40 percent of the world's waste is burned in unregulated fires, emitting pollutants that can harm human health and the environment. The study provides the first rough country-by-country estimates of pollutants such as particulates, carbon monoxide, and mercury emitted by the fires. more>

A new way to forecast floods
Almost a year after Colorado’s deadly and destructive floods of last September, NCAR scientists have just completed testing an innovative system for detecting and predicting torrential rainfall and the risk of local flooding. more>

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