Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week.

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Plausible scenarios for climate change: 2020-2050

by Judith Curry

A range of scenarios for global mean surface temperature change between 2020 and 2050, derived using a semi-empirical approach. All three modes of natural climate variability – volcanoes, solar and internal variability – are expected to act in the direction of cooling during this period.

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Inconsistency between historical and future CMIP5 simulations

by Kenneth Fritsch

Identification of significant differences between the historical and future CMIP5 simulations for intrinsic climate sensitivities.

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Economic impact of energy consumption change caused by global warming

by Peter Lang and Ken Gregory

A new paper ‘Economic impact of energy consumption change caused by global warming’ finds global warming may be beneficial.

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Analysis of a carbon forecast gone wrong: the case of the IPCC FAR

by Alberto Zaragoza Comendador

The IPCC’s First Assessment Report (FAR) made forecasts or projections of future concentrations of carbon dioxide that turned out to be too high.

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Week in review – science edition

by Judith Curry

A few things that caught my eye this past week

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Explaining the Discrepancies Between Hausfather et al. (2019) and Lewis&Curry (2018)

by Ross McKitrick

Challenging the claim that a large set of climate model runs published since 1970’s are consistent with observations for the right reasons.

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