New study points to lesser monsoon rains in South Asia due to aerosol pollution

International Business Times: In a study published by the journal Science, researchers concluded that at least 10 percent of monsoon rains that normally soak the South Asian region, specifically the central and northern parts of the Indian subcontinent, were lost from 1950 through 1999 due to increasing consumption of fossil fuels. Rainfalls from the month of June to September saw significant declines in the region during much the observed period, the study showed, as they were dried up by particles and carbon dioxide emissions......

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