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Global warming: Clouds cooled the Earth

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Mauritsen,  Thorsten
Climate Dynamics, The Atmosphere in the Earth System, MPI for Meteorology, Max Planck Society;

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Mauritsen, T. (2016). Global warming: Clouds cooled the Earth. Nature Geoscience, 9, 865-867. doi:10.1038/ngeo2838.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-002C-11B3-7
Abstract
The slow instrumental-record warming is consistent with lower-end climate sensitivity. Simulations and observations now show that changing sea surface temperature patterns could have affected cloudiness and thereby dampened the warming.