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Clouds unfazed by haze

The extent to which aerosols affect climate is highly uncertain. Observations of clouds interacting with aerosols from a volcanic eruption suggest that the effect is much smaller than was once feared. See Article p.485

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Figure 1: Sulfur dioxide emissions from the 2014–15 volcanic eruption in Holuhraun, Iceland.

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