Radiative Forcing of Climate Change

  title={Radiative Forcing of Climate Change},
  author={Keith P. Shine},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  • K. Shine
  • Published 1 November 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • Space Science Reviews
Our current understanding of mechanisms that are, or may be, acting to cause climate change over the past century is briefly reviewed, with an emphasis on those due to human activity. The paper discusses the general level of confidence in these estimates and areas of remaining uncertainty. The effects of increases in the so-called well-mixed greenhouse gases, and in particular carbon dioxide, appear to be the dominant mechanism. However, there are considerable uncertainties in our estimates of… 

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