November 29, 2012

How Sensitive Is Climate to Carbon Dioxide?

John Timmer, Ars Technica


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As recent events have shown, even the World Bank is trying to understand the trajectory of future climate changes. Although there are a number of ways of doing this, many organizations rely on a measure called the climate sensitivity. It's a bit rough, but it's simple: it provides a value for the temperature increase we'd expect given a doubling of CO2

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TAGGED: Carbon Dioxide, Climate Sensitivity, Climate Change

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