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SOURCE: Scientific American

DATE: April 7, 2016

AUTHOR: By John Upton, Climate Central

SNIP: Analysis of the first seven years of data from a NASA cloud-monitoring mission suggests clouds are doing less to slow the warming of the planet than previously thought, and that temperatures may rise faster than expected as greenhouse gas pollution worsens—perhaps 25 percent faster.

See also: Climate models underestimate global warming by exaggerating cloud brightening.