Some studies have suggested that impacts of Green House Gases and Aerosols tend to be in opposite direction. Consider the following statements in this context:
1. While Green House Gases tend to reduce the precipitation, Aerosols tend to increase the precipitation
2. While greenhouse gases tend to persist and thereby accumulate in the atmosphere, aerosols are generally short-lived
Which among the above is / are correct statements?
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