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Acronym Soup

AGW : Anthropogenic Global Warming

GCM : General Circulation Model, Global Climate Model

GCR : Galactic Cosmic Ray

IPCC : Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

TAR : Third Assessment Report (of the IPCC)

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  • 1 Head in A Cloud » What do we really need to know about clouds? // Jun 30, 2006 at 11:34 am

    [...] There is a recognition among atmospheric scientists (and of course, AGW contrarians!), that uncertainties in our understanding of clouds are problematic for everything from weather prediction to projections of future climate. In fact, the range of climate sensitivities of 1.5 – 4.5 °C quoted in the IPCC for a doubling of CO2 is largely a result of various representations of clouds in GCM’s. [...]

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