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  • Super Pollutants Reducing Black Carbon from Diesels: A NearTerm Climate Strategy

    Black carbon is a form of particulate matter emitted by diesels (and other sources), that warms by absorbing sunlight and radiating heat into the air (like a blacktop road). Black carbon can darken snow and ice, and directly accelerate melting and is one of the largest contributing pollutants to global warming.

    September 3, 2009
  • Super Pollutants Occupational Exposure to Diesel Exhaust

    U.S. industries have relied on diesel engines to power equipment and machinery since diesels gained popularity in the 1950s. Yet, only a few decades later scientists were already investigating the health consequences of operating and working around diesel engines for workers such as truck drivers, mechanics and equipment operators. Since then, study after study has […]

    March 10, 2008
  • Super Pollutants Diesel In America Report Facts and Jones Day Rebuttal

    The industry law firm, Jones Day, in its 2005 critique, “Taking the Clean Air Task Force to Task”, accuses Clean Air Task Force (CATF) of “junk science” for its report Diesel in America—The Lingering Threat. In the piece, Jones Day ignores facts about the standardized methodology used by CATF and criticizes epidemiological research widely accepted […]

    March 1, 2006