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Climate's chemical sensitivity

Constraining climate sensitivity is a top priority for climate science. Now research shows that the details of how stratospheric ozone is represented in models can have a strong influence on warming projections.

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Figure 1: Climatological longitudinally averaged ozone distribution for January–March.


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Stevenson, D. Climate's chemical sensitivity. Nature Clim Change 5, 21–22 (2015).

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