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Study Fingers Soot as a Major Player in Global Warming

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Science  28 Mar 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5871, pp. 1745
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5871.1745

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According to a new analysis reported online this week in Nature Geoscience, climate scientists may have seriously underestimated the role that tiny particles of black carbon, or soot, play in global warming.