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Is there one climate model equation or are there many? [closed]

I was reading an article referenced by the No Agenda show on Dr. David Evans of Australia pointing out a flaw in the equation now, either I'm thinking of this too simplistically, he is thinking about ...
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Are current climate models too vague to be physically or scientifically meaningful? [closed]

In a recent article on the climate skeptic site Watts Up With That backed up with a published paper in Energy and Environment, Pat Frank argues that current climate simulation models are ...
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Have global surface temperatures not shown significant warming since the late 1990s?

Those skeptical about the science of global warming have frequently alleged that the surface temperature record has "paused" since about 1998 and showed no significant warming trend (see this recent ...
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Can some simple, old models of the effect of CO₂ predict temperature better than complex modern climate simulations?

A recent post on the climate skeptic blog climateaudit.org showed some comparisons of the relationship between world temperature and CO2 over the 20th century from a simple model originally published ...
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Does physics give a climate sensitivity to carbon dioxide of about 3°C?

A letter to the editor of the Economist from Professor Anders Levermann of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research stated the following: The IPCC’s range on sensitivity is supported by, ...