What is in this article?:
- Asian air pollution to impact U.S. farming
- More study needed
Researchers have found that air pollution over Asia—much of it coming from China—is indeed impacting global air circulations at a potentially alarming rate.
More study needed
Researchers say additional climate models and more studies are needed to further evaluate the problems and potential impact of extreme air pollution and their impact on cloud formation and global air circulations to determine the negative impact to the planet's delicate ecosystem.
As far as the concerns of U.S farmers, researchers suggest being well informed and eventually to become active in helping to promote more responsible management of resources that will play a key role in solving pollution problems worldwide.
The study was funded by grants from NASA, Texas A&M's Supercomputing facilities and the Ministry of Science and Technology of China.