Investigating cloud microphysics

Climate scientists at University of Bristol have found that cloud microphysics play as important a part in melting ice caps as greenhouse gases.

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Building on recent research that found the Greenland ice sheet could be gone within the next 1,000 years, the scientists found that the clouds act like a blanket and the thicker the cloud, the more longwave warming at the surface.

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