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Response to Comment on “Precipitation drives global variation in natural selection”

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Science  26 Jan 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6374, eaan5760
DOI: 10.1126/science.aan5760

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The comment by Myers-Smith and Myers focuses on three main points: (i) the lack of a mechanistic explanation for climate-selection relationships, (ii) the appropriateness of the climate data used in our analysis, and (iii) our focus on estimating climate-selection relationships across (rather than within) taxonomic groups. We address these critiques in our response.

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