Tag Archives: Cloud feedback

Kate Marvel on clouds

Although we are confident that adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere will cause the planet to warm, exactly how much we will warm is uncertain (the IPCC likely range for a doubling of atmospheric CO2 is 1.5oC to 4.5oC). A … Continue reading

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Sea surface warming and cloud feedbacks

I wrote a post a while agoe about a paper that was suggesting that the reason for the difference between the observationally-based estimates for climate sensitivity, and other estimates, was that the pattern of sea surface temperatures can produce different … Continue reading

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Come on, be more skeptical!

I popped over to Bishop Hill today – something I haven’t done for a while – and noticed that Andrew (to whom I haven’t always been particularly complementary) was promoting a new paper about clouds and global warming. The paper … Continue reading

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Watt about the Cloud Radiative Effect?

Watts Up With That (WUWT) has a new post by Willis Eschenbach called the Cloud Radiative Effect (CRE). The CRE refers to the influence that clouds have on the Earth’s albedo. Clouds act to reflect incoming radiation and hence have … Continue reading

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