Adjustments in the Forcing-Feedback Framework for Understanding Climate Change

  title={Adjustments in the Forcing-Feedback Framework for Understanding Climate Change},
  author={Steven C. Sherwood and Sandrine Bony and Olivi{\'e}r Boucher and Christopher S. Bretherton and Piers M. Forster and Jonathan M. Gregory and Bjorn Stevens},
  journal={Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society},
AbstractThe traditional forcing–feedback framework has provided an indispensable basis for discussing global climate changes. However, as analysis of model behavior has become more detailed, shortcomings and ambiguities in the framework have become more evident, and physical effects unaccounted for by the traditional framework have become interesting. In particular, the new concept of adjustments, which are responses to forcings that are not mediated by the global-mean temperature, has emerged… 

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