How monsoon winds impact climate change by transporting pollutants into the upper atmosphere


While the Asian monsoon brings rain that is vital for the agricultural economy of the vast region, it is also known to suck up into the upper atmosphere chemical pollutants that accelerate climate change.

Scientists are eagerly awaiting the results of a US-led international project that seeks to confirm earlier findings published in Science that pollutants generated by  get transported upwards by the  and impact  and, in turn, change climate.