Scaling fluctuation analysis and statistical hypothesis testing of anthropogenic warming

  title={Scaling fluctuation analysis and statistical hypothesis testing of anthropogenic warming},
  author={Shaun Lovejoy},
  journal={Climate Dynamics},
  • S. Lovejoy
  • Published 6 April 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Climate Dynamics
Although current global warming may have a large anthropogenic component, its quantification relies primarily on complex General Circulation Models (GCM’s) assumptions and codes; it is desirable to complement this with empirically based methodologies. Previous attempts to use the recent climate record have concentrated on “fingerprinting” or otherwise comparing the record with GCM outputs. By using CO2 radiative forcings as a linear surrogate for all anthropogenic effects we estimate the total… 

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