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Satellite Finds Warming "Relative" to Humidity
Description: A NASA-funded study published in 2004 found some climate models might be overestimating the amount of water vapor entering the atmosphere as the Earth warms. Since water vapor is the most important heat-trapping greenhouse gas in our atmosphere, some climate forecasts may be overestimating future temperature increases. [Source: NASA Earth Observatory]
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Source: NASA Earth Observatory
Publish Date: 10/17/2007
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