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Why is carbon pollution given more importance than Sulfur pollution or Nitrogen pollution?

Nitrous oxide ($N_2O$) - primary greenhouse gas Carbon dioxide ($CO_2$) - primary greenhouse gas Methane ($CH_4$) - primary greenhouse gas, explosive Nitrogen monoxide ($NO$) - secondary greenhouse ...
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What is a temperature inversion and can it trap smog/pollution?

Just as the title says, I heard about this term but am not sure how it works.