Recent oppositely directed trends in solar climate forcings and the global mean surface air temperature. II. Different reconstructions of the total solar irradiance variation and dependence on response time scale

@article{Lockwood2008RecentOD,
  title={Recent oppositely directed trends in solar climate forcings and the global mean surface air temperature. II. Different reconstructions of the total solar irradiance variation and dependence on response time scale},
  author={Mike Lockwood and Claus Fr{\"o}hlich},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={464},
  pages={1367 - 1385}
}
  • M. Lockwood, C. Fröhlich
  • Published 8 June 2008
  • Environmental Science
  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
We have previously placed the solar contribution to recent global warming in context using observations and without recourse to climate models. It was shown that all solar forcings of climate have declined since 1987. The present paper extends that analysis to include the effects of the various time constants with which the Earth's climate system might react to solar forcing. The solar input waveform over the past 100 years is defined using observed and inferred galactic cosmic ray fluxes… 

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