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February , 2015
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Cellphones fueling air pollution, global warming

Source: Hindustan Times, Date: February , 2015

You may not know it, but every time you use your cellphone, you are contributing to global warming. India’s telecom network — the second-largest in the world, after the United States — is largely made up of cellphone connections and is releasing substantial amounts of harmful pollutants and greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. So say the first-ever emission estimates from this sector, released jointly by the Germany-based Institute of Energy and Climate Research – Troposphere and the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune. The study was published in the January issue of Atmospheric Environment, an international peer-reviewed journal.

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