As the team flew over the mountains, Emily could not help but bring up the issue again.

 

“Beautiful, isn’t it?” she said, looking at the scenery. “A shame the caps are melting.”

 

“I know the ice caps have melted another twenty feet over the past five years, but I still insist global dimming has reduced the effect of global warming with its cooling effect,” Jack replied.

 

“Global dimming only masks the effect of greenhouse gases with a pseudo-cooling effect. That’s all.”

 

The two climatologists, engrossed in debate, immediately forgot about the cloudless blue sky fringed with the orange of sunset.

 

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