Dome effect leaves Chinese megacities under thick haze

Soot traps pollution and worsens air quality

Shanghai

UNDER THE DOME  Atmospheric changes brought on by airborne black carbon may worsen air quality around China’s megacities, such as Shanghai (shown here).

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