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Brown clouds boost global warming

Aerosols over Asia incriminated in Himalayan glacial melting.

Clouds of pollution sit over southern Asia for half the year. Credit: NASA/GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER/J. SCHMALTZ


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Cressey, D. Brown clouds boost global warming. Nature (2007).

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