Atmospheric aerosols have probably masked a significant portion of the greenhouse-gas-induced warming so far. Research now shows that this also may have masked some of the world’s increasing economic inequality.
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Lund, M.T. Dirty air offsets inequality. Nat. Clim. Chang. 10, 185–186 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0714-3