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Climate Attribution Science



 

Climate Attribution Science is "a scientific process for establishing the principal causes or physical explanation for observed climate conditions and phenomena."
 

•attribution requirements for a detected change are:
 

•a demonstrated consistency with a combination of anthropogenic (aka “intentional, non-malicious behavior by humans that nonetheless harms the environment”) and natural external forcings

•an inconsistency with "alternative, physically plausible explanations of recent climate change that exclude important elements of the given combination of forcings."

 

 

What is attribution? 
"Climate attribution is a scientific process for establishing the principal causes or physical explanation for observed climate conditions and phenomena."
Read more at the Interpreting Weather and Climate Conditions "What is Attribution"
 page from the NOAA Physical Sciences Laboratory website.

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