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Aerosol emissions in East Asia driven by consumption in developed countries

Much of the influence on climate from air pollution in East Asia is driven by consumption in the developed countries of Western Europe and North America, according to research co-led by McGill University atmospheric scientist Yi Huang.

In a paper published online this week in Nature Geoscience, Huang and colleagues from China, the U.S. and U.K. report that international trade shifts the climate impacts of aerosols -- solid or liquid particles suspended in air -- from net consuming countries to net producing countries.

Published: 6Sep2016

Our Research is on Two Cover Pages

It is our pleasure to inform you that the excellent work by students and postdocs in our department led to international distinctions of their research, which appeared on the cover page of JGR and Royal Society, and recognized as "hot article" during the last two months. They were also received over 100 major media coverages around the world.

Published: 18Feb2016

Major Discovery on the Role of Snow

Our very own Yevegen Nazerneko and Uday Kurien along with faculty member Parisa Ariya have published a paper that shows that snow acts as a sink for nanosized particles from car exhausts. The article is published in the Royal Society Journal and has become the subject of a full article in the Royal Society Chemistry World and is classified as a hot article. Congratulations to all those involved.

Published: 14Jan2016