Climate sensitivity in the Anthropocene

  title={Climate sensitivity in the Anthropocene},
  author={Michael Previdi and Beate G. Liepert and Dorothy M. Peteet and James Hansen and David J. Beerling and Anthony J. Broccoli and Steve Frolking and James N. Galloway and Martin Heimann and Corinne Le Qu{\'e}r{\'e} and Sydney Levitus and V. Ramaswamy},
  journal={Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society},
Climate sensitivity in its most basic form is defined as the equilibrium change in global surface temperature that occurs in response to a climate forcing, or externally imposed perturbation of the planetary energy balance. Within this general definition, several specific forms of climate sensitivity exist that differ in terms of the types of climate feedbacks they include. Based on evidence from Earth's history, we suggest here that the relevant form of climate sensitivity in the Anthropocene… 

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