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Response to Comment on “Long-term climate forcing by atmospheric oxygen concentrations”

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Science  08 Jul 2016:
Vol. 353, Issue 6295, pp. 132
DOI: 10.1126/science.aad8550


Goldblatt argues that a decrease in pressure broadening of absorption lines in an atmosphere with low oxygen leads to an increase in outgoing longwave radiation and atmospheric cooling. We demonstrate that cloud and water vapor feedbacks in a global climate model compensate for these decreases and lead to atmospheric warming.

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