Arctic Nations Say Will Cut Soot that Helps Thaw Ice

Arctic Nations Say Will Cut Soot that Helps Thaw Ice

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ice-thaw-nasa.jpgArctic nations agreed on Wednesday to crack down on soot that is darkening ice around the North Pole and hastening a thaw that they also blamed on global warming.

The eight-member Arctic Council set up a ‘task force’ to examine ways to cut down on soot along with two other short-lived greenhouse gases.

(Read full story in Reuters)

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