Clouds, solar irradiance and mean surface temperature over the last century

  title={Clouds, solar irradiance and mean surface temperature over the last century},
  author={A.D.Erlykin and T.Sloan and A.W.Wolfendale},
The undoubted ‘global warming’ over the past half century or so has focused at9 tention on the role of changes in solar irradiance (and the solar wind) on a variety 10 of timescales and the relevance of cloud cover (CC). As is well known, the effect of 11 ‘solar forcing’ on the Earth’s climate is not fully understood (eg Foukal et al, 2004; 12 2006). In particular, the observed temperature changes are greater than would have 13 been expected, so this is one reason for yet another examination of… Expand

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