Talk:Cloud forcing

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Wimp out[edit]

The article currently wimps out of any attempt to discuss CF in relation to change over the next century William M. Connolley (talk) 22:45, 29 March 2008 (UTC)

Presumably, theoretically, all the gases in the clouds should be warmer than outside the cloud at the same altitude due the constant water vapor amount and condensation energy. Only when it rains the cloud begins to lose its energy, presuming no heat loss through the tropopause. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 85.156.31.132 (talk) 08:19, 20 June 2009 (UTC)

Destroying clouds[edit]

Would it be possible to mitigate the effects of global warming by destroying clouds on a large scale, perhaps using silver iodide? Stonemason89 (talk) 18:38, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

Article out of date[edit]

The most recent source is an unrefereed blog post from 2005, with the other sources 2001 and earlier. Even the second last IPCC report is more recent. Would it be possible for someone familiar with the many articles on the subject in the last five years or so to update the article accordingly? It would be nice to know today's consensus on whether net cloud radiative forcing, CRF, is positive or negative, and the level of certainty. Vaughan Pratt (talk) 18:50, 10 May 2014 (UTC)