Tropical rainforests – the Earth’s air conditioner

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Dr. Tom Deutschle
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Photo: Wisps of fog in the tropical rainforest of French Guiana.
Tropical rainforests produce many clouds of vapor that protect the Earth’s surface from further warming.
These clouds reflect the sunlight so that much of the light does not even reach the Earth’s surface in the first place.

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