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Ultrafine aerosol particles intensify rainfall in Amazon region

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) Study published in Science reveals that pollution particles from cities substantially affect storm cloud formation over tropical forest. The determinant role played by nanoparticles in the process of convection signals hints at the revision of widely accepted climactic models, whose concepts were developed in countries located in temperate areas of the globe.
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