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Thwarting the seeds of clouds

Atmospheric oxidation of hydrocarbons emitted from plants leads to the formation of aerosol particles that affect cloud properties. Contrary to what was thought, this process might add to global warming.

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Ziemann, P. Thwarting the seeds of clouds. Nature 461, 353–354 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/461353a

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