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Misconception WCM095:

The amount of energy sunlight can transfer to a given place on the surface of the earth is not affected by clouds blocking the sun (AAAS Project 2061, n.d.).

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Both the blocking of sunlight by clouds and the height of the sun above the horizon affect the amount of energy transferred from the sun to a place on the earth's surface.