black carbon

  • Soot cooking the Himalayas

    November 14, 2013

    While carbon dioxide remains the major greenhouse gas causing global warming, in the Himalayas soot and methane are worsening the problem significantly

  • Guwahati’s black carbon accelerates glacier melt

    June 29, 2012

    High levels of black carbon pollution in the north-eastern Indian city of Guwahati is responsible for accelerating glacier melt in the Himalayas, according to new research by scientists.

  • Soot settles over the Himalayas

    June 29, 2012

    Black carbon is major health risk in the Himalayas and a key source of global warming. So why aren’t policymakers doing more to combat this dangerous pollutant, asks Joydeep Gupta