Do the Tropics Rule?

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Science  10 Nov 2000:
Vol. 290, Issue 5494, pp. 1107-1108
DOI: 10.1126/science.290.5494.1107

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Climate is not the same from one decade to the next, but as Cane and Evans explain in their Perspective, the mechanisms and even the patterns of decadal climate change are not well understood. The proxy climate record reported by Linsley et al. is an example of the kind of highly resolved records required from across the world to understand climate on these time scales.