Mar 26, 2018

EEE 2016: CMIP5 Model-based Assessment of Anthropogenic Influence on Highly Anomalous Arctic Warmth During November–December 2016

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

Main finding:

According to CMIP5 simulations, the highly anomalous Arctic warmth during November–December 2016, as estimated in five observed datasets, most likely would not have been possible without anthropogenic forcing.

Larger report:

EEE 2016 = Explaining Extreme Events of 2016 from a Climate Perspective