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Figure 1: Trends in global mean surface temperature and eastern tropical Pacific sea surface temperature for 1993–2012.
Figure 2: Trends in global surface temperature for 1993–2012.


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We thank Greg Flato and Bill Merryfield for comments on an earlier draft. We acknowledge the modelling groups, the Program for Climate Model Diagnosis and Intercomparison and the WCRP's Working Group on Coupled Modelling for their roles in making available the WCRP CMIP multi-model datasets. Support for this dataset is provided by the Office of Science, US Department of Energy.

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J.C.F. carried out most of the analysis and wrote the initial draft. N.P.G. helped with the analysis and edited the paper.

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Fyfe, J., Gillett, N. Recent observed and simulated warming. Nature Clim Change 4, 150–151 (2014).

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