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Smell of forest pine can limit climate change

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 03:35 PM

New research suggests a strong link between the powerful smell of pine trees and climate change.

Scientists say they've found a mechanism by which these scented vapours turn into aerosols above boreal forests.

These particles promote cooling by reflecting sunlight back into space and helping clouds to form.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...onment-26340038

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Posted 01 March 2014 - 07:07 PM

Plant pines?
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