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Matthew Johnson

Canada Research Professor in Energy and Combustion Generated Air Emissions

Research to Measure and Reduce Soot and Pollution from Energy Production


Spring thaw in Canada always brings a residue of filthy black snow. The blackened film is soot or deposits of black carbon from the atmosphere. Soot has immense power to overheat the planet. Yet, soot reduction produces virtually immediate results since its lifetime in the environment is only about three weeks compared to up to 1,000 years for CO2…Full Story

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