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Uncertain temperature trend

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Global mean surface temperatures have not risen much over the past 15 years, despite continuing greenhouse gas emissions. An attempt to explain the warming slow-down with Arctic data gaps is only a small step towards reconciling observed and expected warming.

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Figure 1: Aerial view of the Arctic.

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Curry, J. Uncertain temperature trend. Nature Geosci 7, 83–84 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2078

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