Acceleration of global warming due to carbon-cycle feedbacks in a coupled climate model

  title={Acceleration of global warming due to carbon-cycle feedbacks in a coupled climate model},
  author={P. Cox and R. Betts and C. Jones and S. A. Spall and I. Totterdell},
  • P. Cox, R. Betts, +2 authors I. Totterdell
  • Published 2000
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • The continued increase in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide due to anthropogenic emissions is predicted to lead to significant changes in climate. About half of the current emissions are being absorbed by the ocean and by land ecosystems, but this absorption is sensitive to climate as well as to atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, creating a feedback loop. General circulation models have generally excluded the feedback between climate and the biosphere, using static… CONTINUE READING
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