Decadal climate variability has long received limited attention. With the slow-down in surface warming since the late 1990s, the decadal scale has rightly become a focus of attention: for assessing climate change and its impacts, it is of critical importance.
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Visbeck, M. Bumpy path to a warmer world. Nature Geosci 7, 160–161 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2104