Proposal to inject tiny reflective particles into the upper atmosphere to block out sunlight could lead to droughts, warn scientists
EU air pollution rules have forced the move to reduce speed on sections of certain roads
Top-down talks have failed, now local forces are gathering strength
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Andrew Cote, Sciences BSC, University of British Columbia, Canada
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The chairman of the IPCC warns that the only way to reduce large-scale fossil-fuel use is to 'price' carbon emissions
Tom Bawden visits urban, impoverished Newham to find out from its residents why it has the lowest carbon footprint in Britain
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Sooty air from coal burning triggered the initial melting of the mountain glaciers in the European Alps in the second half of the 19th Century when it caused the snow to turn grey and so reflect less sunlight back into space, scientists said.