2016-04-07. Climate Models May Overstate Clouds’ Cooling Power, Research Says.

posted Apr 12, 2016, 9:07 AM by Alan Gould

By John Schwartz, The New York Times. For GSS Climate Change chapter 7. Excerpt: The computer models that predict climate change may be overestimating the cooling power of clouds, new research suggests. ...The new paper suggests the effects of a flaw in the model could be serious: Based on its analysis of one model of climate change, the cloud error could mean an additional 1.3 degrees Celsius of warming than expected....  http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/08/science/climate-models-may-overstate-clouds-cooling-power-research-says.html