Recent oppositely directed trends in solar climate forcings and the global mean surface air temperature

@article{Lockwood2007RecentOD,
  title={Recent oppositely directed trends in solar climate forcings and the global mean surface air temperature},
  author={Mike Lockwood and Claus Fr{\"o}hlich},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={463},
  pages={2447 - 2460}
}
  • M. Lockwood, C. Fröhlich
  • Published 2007
  • Geography
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Abstract There is considerable evidence for solar influence on the Earth's pre-industrial climate and the Sun may well have been a factor in post-industrial climate change in the first half of the last century. Here we show that over the past 20 years, all the trends in the Sun that could have had an influence on the Earth's climate have been in the opposite direction to that required to explain the observed rise in global mean temperatures. 

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