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Study: Pollution rises despite recession (2:09 p.m. 11/18/09)

By Seth Borenstein AP Science Writer Washington — Pollution typically declines during a recession. Not this time. Despite a global economic slump, worldwide carbon dioxide pollution jumped 2 percent last year, most of the increase coming from China, according to a study published online. "The growth in emissions since 2000 is almost entirely driven by the growth in China," ...

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