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Response to Comment on “Atlantic and Pacific multidecadal oscillations and Northern Hemisphere temperatures”

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Science  11 Dec 2015:
Vol. 350, Issue 6266, pp. 1326
DOI: 10.1126/science.aac5208


Kravtsov et al. claim that we incorrectly assess the statistical independence of simulated samples of internal climate variability and that we underestimate uncertainty in our calculations of observed internal variability. Their analysis is fundamentally flawed, owing to the use of model ensembles with too few realizations and the fact that no one model can adequately represent the forced signal.

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