Tag Archives: Clouds

Do clouds control climate?

Clouds have a net average cooling effect on the earth’s climate. Climate models assume that changes in cloud cover are a feedback response to CO2 warming. Is this assumption valid? Following a study with Euan Mearns showing a strong correlation in … Continue reading

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UK ECC committee – IPCC 5th Assessment Review

My hastily written submission to the committee  has just been published !  It was actually submitted a couple of days after the deadline so I am rather pleased it got accepted. My aim was to keep it short, avoid polemics, … Continue reading

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Sherwood Forest

The paper: “Spread in model climate sensitivity traced to atmospheric convective mixing by Sherwood, Bony & Dufresne, Nature 2/1/14”  has generated a lot of media hype that global warming by 2100 will be > 4C. It  has also  recently been highlighted on realclimate. … Continue reading

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