News & Views: Climate sensitivity on the rise

Several new studies show that observation-based estimates of climate sensitivity need to be revised upward. New best estimates are as high, or maybe even higher than, our state-of-the art climate models suggest. In turn, future warming might be higher than previously predicted.

Armour KC (2016) Climate sensitivity on the rise, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate3079 [pdf]