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Excessive Pollution Increases Cancer Risk Rate Globally

By Ayin Badz , Jan 27, 2017 01:58 AM EST

The air nowadays contains excessive pollution that may harm the health of people globally. The level of global lung cancer risk from a pollutant caused by combustion is doubled the allowable limit recommendation of the World Health Organization. The new findings showed that tiny floating particles can grow semi-solid around pollutants, allowing them to last longer and travel much farther than what previous global climate models predicted.

Scientists said that the new estimation matches more than 300 rural and urban areas. The study was done and supported by the PNNL, by scientists at Oregon State University, the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, or PNNL, and Peking University. PNNL climate scientists and lead author Manish Shrivastava said that they developed and implemented a new modeling approaches based on laboratory measurements. In a new global climate model that resulted in large improvements of model predictions.

The study brings together theory, climate model that resulted in large improvements of model predictions, by shielding them from chemical degradation in the atmosphere. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are pollutant aside from polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are causing excessive pollution. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons have been difficult to represent in past climate models. Simulations usually fail to match the actual measurement present in the environment.

According to the Phys Org, the level of PAHs we measured on Mount Bachelor was four times higher than previous models had predicted, and there's evidence the aerosols came all the way from the other side of the Pacific Ocean. These tiny airborne particles form clouds, cause precipitation and reduce air quality, yet they are the most poorly understood aspects of the climate system. According to the US News, 92 percent people worldwide are affected by the excessive pollution. These excessive air pollution contributes to strokes, heart disease, lung cancer and other problems.

The World Health Organization Standard is not exceeded everywhere. Excessive pollution was higher in India and China and lower in Western Europe and United States. The ability of shielding the PAH oxidation was lower over the tropics than the mid- and high-latitudes. Excessive pollution has a huge effect on peoples health globally, there could be possible ways to prevent them, however, it is up to the people to think and use natural resources the right way.

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