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Response to Comment on “Climate Sensitivity Estimated from Temperature Reconstructions of the Last Glacial Maximum”

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Science  14 Sep 2012:
Vol. 337, Issue 6100, pp. 1294
DOI: 10.1126/science.1221634


The removal of data by Fyke and Eby is mostly unjustified, and their statistics are oversimplified, but the suggestion that structural model uncertainty— in particular, the atmospheric heat flux formulation— may have led to underestimation of equilibrium climate sensitivity for a doubling of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations in our 2011 paper may have merit and should be quantified in future studies.

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