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This work was supported by Heising-Simons Foundation (grant nos. 2016-05 and 2016-12) and National Science Foundation (NSF; grant no. 2002397) to C.J.P. We acknowledge the computational resources provided by the CESM Paleoclimate Working Group for high-performance computing support from Cheyenne (https://www2.cisl.ucar.edu/user-support/acknowledging-ncarcisl) provided by the National Center for Atmospheric Research’s CISL, sponsored by NSF. The CESM project is supported primarily by the NSF. This material is based upon work supported by the National Center for Atmospheric Research, which is a major facility sponsored by the NSF under Cooperative Agreement no. 1852977.
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Zhu, J., Poulsen, C.J. & Otto-Bliesner, B.L. High climate sensitivity in CMIP6 model not supported by paleoclimate. Nat. Clim. Chang. 10, 378–379 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0764-6
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