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This seemingly harmless material is contributing to global emissions

Asphalt is a significant source of air pollutants in urban areas. Image: REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

William Weir

Writer, Yale News

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Asphalt is a near-ubiquitous substance—it’s found in roads, on roofs, and in driveways. Image: Science Advances

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