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Title: Clearing clouds of uncertainty

Abstract

We report that since 1990, the wide range in model-based estimates of equilibrium climate warming has been attributed to disparate cloud responses to warming. However, major progress in our ability to understand, observe, and simulate clouds has led to the conclusion that global cloud feedback is likely positive.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [1]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
  2. Colorado State Univ., Fort Collins, CO (United States). Dept. of Atmospheric Science
  3. Met Office Hadley Centre (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1410034
Report Number(s):
LLNL-JRNL-737699
Journal ID: ISSN 1758-678X
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature Climate Change
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 7; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 1758-678X
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
58 GEOSCIENCES

Citation Formats

Zelinka, Mark D., Randall, David A., Webb, Mark J., and Klein, Stephen A. Clearing clouds of uncertainty. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1038/nclimate3402.
Zelinka, Mark D., Randall, David A., Webb, Mark J., & Klein, Stephen A. Clearing clouds of uncertainty. United States. doi:10.1038/nclimate3402.
Zelinka, Mark D., Randall, David A., Webb, Mark J., and Klein, Stephen A. Fri . "Clearing clouds of uncertainty". United States. doi:10.1038/nclimate3402. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1410034.
@article{osti_1410034,
title = {Clearing clouds of uncertainty},
author = {Zelinka, Mark D. and Randall, David A. and Webb, Mark J. and Klein, Stephen A.},
abstractNote = {We report that since 1990, the wide range in model-based estimates of equilibrium climate warming has been attributed to disparate cloud responses to warming. However, major progress in our ability to understand, observe, and simulate clouds has led to the conclusion that global cloud feedback is likely positive.},
doi = {10.1038/nclimate3402},
journal = {Nature Climate Change},
number = 10,
volume = 7,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Sep 29 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Fri Sep 29 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}

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