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Climate sensitivity (Rev #5)

The climate sensitivity is the increase in temperature that would be caused by doubling the concentration of CO2 in the Earth’s atmosphere. The IPCC currently estimates a range of 2 to 4.5 °C for the overall climate sensitivity. See:

for model estimates and

for observational estimates.

References

An excellent review article on climate sensitivity is:

Also see:

For nonlinear aspects of climate sensitivity, see:

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