Making sense of palaeoclimate sensitivity

  title={Making sense of palaeoclimate sensitivity},
  author={E. Rohling and A. Sluijs and H. Dijkstra and P. K{\"o}hler and R. V. D. Wal and A. V. D. Heydt and D. Beerling and A. Berger and P. Bijl and M. Crucifix},
  • E. Rohling, A. Sluijs, +7 authors M. Crucifix
  • Published 2012
  • Environmental Science, Medicine, Geology
  • Nature
  • Many palaeoclimate studies have quantified pre-anthropogenic climate change to calculate climate sensitivity (equilibrium temperature change in response to radiative forcing change), but a lack of consistent methodologies produces a wide range of estimates and hinders comparability of results. Here we present a stricter approach, to improve intercomparison of palaeoclimate sensitivity estimates in a manner compatible with equilibrium projections for future climate change. Over the past 65… CONTINUE READING
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