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Models Overestimate Climate Change Rainfall Increase

15.12.2015 19:38 Age: 2 yrs

Lawrence Livermore researchers and collaborators have found that most climate models overestimate the increase in global precipitation due to climate change

Click to enlarge. Global precipitation increase per degree of global warming at the end of the 21st century may be about 40 percent smaller than what the models currently predict. Courtesy of Haley Luna and LLNL.


From the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



An observational radiative constraint on hydrologic cycle intensification by Anthony M. DeAngelis, Xin Qu, Mark D. Zelinka and Alex Hall published in Nature, doi:10.1038/nature15770

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