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Accounting for the human factor

One of the greatest sources of uncertainty about future climate change is the path greenhouse gas emissions will take. Now research using a coupled model of human behaviour and climate finds that individual behaviour can significantly alter emissions trajectories and global temperature.

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Gilligan, J.M. Accounting for the human factor. Nature Clim Change 8, 14–15 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-017-0038-0

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