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Free and forced climate variations


A combination of simulations and data shows that short-term climate trends are dominated by natural internal variations, providing a basis for climate forecasting, but not for assessing sensitivity to forced changes. See Article p.565

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Risbey, J. Free and forced climate variations. Nature 517, 562–563 (2015).

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