A brighter future?

By now, everyone has heard about global warming, although the extent of the effect is still under debate, as is the impact of human activities on the level of warming. The latest issue in the debate is the hockey-stick curve (OGJ, July 11, 2005, p. 68).It seems that the only thing that everyone agrees with is that the Earth’s atmosphere is an incredibly complex system.Recently, another lesser-known global effect making headlines is a phenomenon called “global dimming.” The theory basically states that the amount of sunlight reaching the Earth’s surface decreased 2-3%/decade during 1960-90. Global dimming has a cooling effect. Many scientists believe that it may hav...

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