3.4 Clouds

Blocking/ reflecting/ absorbing/ radiating/ ????

Upwards, downwards.

More clouds, less UV heating during day, but more containment of heat during night. Net effect ? , depends on density, type, altitude of clouds.

New peer reviewed paper: clouds have large negative cooling effect on Earth’s radiation budget

More Complexity Found In The Climate System   Clouds http://pielkeclimatesci.wordpress.com/2011/08/24/more-complexity-found-in-the-climate-system/

Send in the clouds, there ought to be clouds (in models)

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