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The terrestrial water cycle in a warming world


Climate model projections of the terrestrial water cycle are often described using simple empirical models (‘indices’) that can mislead. Instead, we should seek to understand climate model projections using simple physical models.

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K.A.M. wrote the manuscript, with input and edits from M.L.R., A.B. and J.S.

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McColl, K.A., Roderick, M.L., Berg, A. et al. The terrestrial water cycle in a warming world. Nat. Clim. Chang. 12, 604–606 (2022).

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