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International analysis narrows range of climate’s sensitivity to CO2 – UNSW Newsroom

If atmospheric carbon dioxide levels double from their pre-industrial levels and are maintained, the world would probably experience eventual warming from 2.3 – 4.5°C, rather than the previously estimated 1.5 – 4.5°C range.

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If atmospheric carbon dioxide levels double from their pre-industrial levels and are maintained, the world would probably experience eventual warming from 2.3  4.5°C, rather than the previously estimated 1.5  4.5°C range.The most advanced and comprehensive analysis of climate sensitivity yet undertaken has revealed with more confidence than ever before how sensitive the Earths climate is to carbon dioxide. 
For more than 40 years, the estimated likely range of the eventual global temperature re…

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