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China's exports linked to western U.S. air pollution
CNN ^ | Jan 21, 2014 | Elizabeth Landau,

Posted on 01/21/2014 6:22:14 AM PST by Innovative

Because of the United States outsourcing manufacturing to China, the eastern United States saw a decrease in sulfate pollution, but an increase was seen in the western part of the nation.

Average sulfate, carbon monoxide and black carbon concentrations went down by 0.3% to 0.9% when looking at population-weighted averages. But this all comes at a cost: In the western United States and populous Chinese regions, air quality went down.

Over the last decade, China has seen a huge increase in the use of coal-burning power plants, Wuebbles said. Coal use for generating electricity is a big part of why carbon dioxide emissions have nearly doubled their rate of growth worldwide, according to a leaked report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, obtained by CNN.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: airpollution; china; climatechange; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax
Great, let's kill manufacturing industry in the US in the name of pollution and global warming, while China more than makes up for it, resulting in actually more global pollution, while China is laughing all the way to the bank.
1 posted on 01/21/2014 6:22:14 AM PST by Innovative
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

global warming ping


2 posted on 01/21/2014 6:22:51 AM PST by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Innovative

Is he saying the air pollution is making it all the way across the Pacific from China to CA?


3 posted on 01/21/2014 6:29:59 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'If you like your Doctor you can keep him, PERIOD! Don't believe the GOPs warnings')
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To: Innovative
Great, let's kill manufacturing industry in the US in the name of pollution and global warming, while China more than makes up for it, resulting in actually more global pollution, while China is laughing all the way to the bank.

That about sums up Obummer's environmental and economic policies.

4 posted on 01/21/2014 6:31:27 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The War on Drugs has been used as an excuse to steal your rights. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Innovative

Somehow they will blame the US on the chinese air pollution too,,, just wait for it . . .


5 posted on 01/21/2014 6:34:44 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Innovative

We’re long past calling it “outsourcing”. That was a misnomer from its outset.


6 posted on 01/21/2014 6:35:16 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Innovative

Somehow they will blame the US on the chinese air pollution too,,, just wait for it . . .


7 posted on 01/21/2014 6:35:26 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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To: Innovative
I thought I smelled chow mein the other day.
8 posted on 01/21/2014 6:36:05 AM PST by jetson
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To: Innovative

Maybe it was the increase in pot smoke that did it.

It isn’t smog that’s polluting Kalifornia. It’s smug.


9 posted on 01/21/2014 6:36:58 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("The GOP fights its own base with far more vigor than it employs in fighting the Dims.")
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To: Innovative

Gee when the Chinese get all that Canadian oil that would have gone to the US via the Keystone Pipeline the air quality in the Western US will be worse than if that oil had been been consumed in the US where strict pollutions controls are in place.


10 posted on 01/21/2014 6:38:53 AM PST by The Great RJ (Just wait untGe)
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To: Innovative
NASA Eyes Effects of a Giant 'Brown Cloud' Worldwide [12.15.04]
11 posted on 01/21/2014 6:45:14 AM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Innovative
What a mis-leading title. There is not ONE major USA city that has anywhere close to the smog that exists in almost every major Chinese city. You can barely see 4 miles in Bejing. Google it. Residents actually wear face masks.

As a child of the 50's and 60's, I remember "smog alerts". Now, the USA is probably one of the cleanest countries of all the developed nations. But still we're so supposed to reduce our carbon output at the detriment of our economy, when China, India, and other productive countries who are creating the most pollution are not require according to the UN?

12 posted on 01/21/2014 6:47:15 AM PST by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever!)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“That about sums up Obummer’s environmental and economic policies.”

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That about sums up _Americas_ policies.

The GOP is 100%, every bit as responsible.

Bring back American manufacturing.


13 posted on 01/21/2014 6:50:23 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: sickoflibs

“Is he saying the air pollution is making it all the way across the Pacific from China to CA?”
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If that is NOT what he is saying then he is not saying anything.


14 posted on 01/21/2014 7:32:20 AM PST by RipSawyer (The TREE currently falling on you actually IS worse than a Bush.)
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To: The Great RJ

The Keystone has always been played to export the product. There was never been a plan to keep the product in the US, especially on the world market when they could sell it higher somewhere else.


15 posted on 01/21/2014 7:40:24 AM PST by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: Theoria
played planned
16 posted on 01/21/2014 7:41:21 AM PST by Theoria (End Socialism : No more GOP and Dem candidates)
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To: A Navy Vet

Mexico is just as bad in larger cities. Also their annual fires they set to clear off crops.


17 posted on 01/21/2014 8:13:57 AM PST by Resolute Conservative
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To: Innovative

No secret the Free Traders and Global Warming nutjobs share the same beliefs.

Start with Al Gore....


18 posted on 01/21/2014 9:08:25 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Yes...you have the whole Bush Family, Gingrich, McCain... agreeing with Al Gore, Nancy Pelosi, and George Soros on Free Trade

No secret that every Global Environmental pact in the past 20 yrs (Rio, Kyoto, Copenhagen) exempted Communist China from meeting any pollution or carbon standards

The biggest supporters of Free Trade are the biggest supporters of Global Warming Hoax


19 posted on 01/21/2014 9:13:59 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Innovative

I was wondering how pollution in China is all our fault! Now I know!


20 posted on 01/21/2014 2:07:36 PM PST by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: Innovative

And yet, WE have to stop using our fireplaces on “bad air” days.


21 posted on 01/21/2014 2:42:20 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (...)
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To: SeminoleCounty

America needs industry.

Bring back AMERICAN industry, and American jobs.

Scr*w internationalism. Buy American.


22 posted on 01/22/2014 5:45:58 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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