New estimates of radiative forcing due to well mixed greenhouse gases

  title={New estimates of radiative forcing due to well mixed greenhouse gases},
  author={Gunnar Myhre and Eleanor J. Highwood and Keith P. Shine and Frode Stordal},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
We have performed new calculations of the radiative forcing due to changes in the concentrations of the most important well mixed greenhouse gases (WMGG) since pre‐industrial time. Three radiative transfer models are used. The radiative forcing due to CO2, including shortwave absorption, is 15% lower than the previous IPCC estimate. The radiative forcing due to all the WMGG is calculated to 2.25 Wm−2, which we estimate to be accurate to within about 5%. The importance of the CFCs is increased… 

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