Jan 12, 2017

EEE 2015: Multimodel Assessment of Anthropogenic Influence on Record Global and Regional Warmth During 2015

Jonghun Kam, Thomas R. Knutson, Fanrong Zeng, and Andrew T. Wittenberg
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

Main finding:

In 2015, record warm surface temperatures were observed for the global mean, India, and the equatorial central Pacific. CMIP5 simulations suggest that for the globe and India, anthropogenic warming was largely to blame.

Longer report:

EEE 2015 = Explaining Extreme Events of 2015 from a Climate Perspective