Climate sensitivity uncertainty: when is good news bad?

@article{Freeman2015ClimateSU,
  title={Climate sensitivity uncertainty: when is good news bad?},
  author={M. Freeman and G. Wagner and R. Zeckhauser},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2015},
  volume={373}
}
  • M. Freeman, G. Wagner, R. Zeckhauser
  • Published 2015
  • Economics, Medicine
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
  • Climate change is real and dangerous. Exactly how bad it will get, however, is uncertain. Uncertainty is particularly relevant for estimates of one of the key parameters: equilibrium climate sensitivity—how eventual temperatures will react as atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations double. Despite significant advances in climate science and increased confidence in the accuracy of the range itself, the ‘likely’ range has been 1.5–4.5°C for over three decades. In 2007, the Intergovernmental… CONTINUE READING
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