The surface air temperature change over the Tibetan Plateau is determined based on historical observations from 1980 to 2013. In contrast to the cooling trend in the rest of China, and the global warming hiatus post-1990s, an accelerated warming trend has appeared over ... View more
IPCC. Summary for Policymakers. In Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, 2013).
Easterling D. R. & Wehner M. F.
Is the climate warming or cooling?
Geophys. Res. Lett.
36, L08706, 10.1029/2009GL037810. (2009).
Knight J.. Do global temperature trends over the last decade falsify climate predictions?Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.90, s22–23 (2009).
Kosaka Y. & Xie S. P.
Recent global-warming hiatus tied to equatorial Pacific surface cooling. Nature
501, 10.1038/n ature12534. (2013).
Trenberth K. E., Fasullo J. T., Branstator G. & Phillips A. S.
Seasonal aspects of the recent pause in surface warming. Nat. Clim. Chang.
Meehl G. A., Arblaster J. M., Fasullo J. T., Hu A. X. & Trenberth K. E.
Model-based evidence of deep-ocean heat uptake during surface-temperature hiatus periods. Nat. Clim. Chang
1., 360–364 (2011).
Fyfe J. C., Salzen K.von, Cole J. N. S., Gillett N. P. & Vernier J. P.
Surface response to stratospheric aerosol changes in a coupled atmosphere-ocean model. Geophys. Res. Lett.
40, 584–588 (2013).
Santer B. D.. Volcanic contribution to decadal changes in tropospheric temperature. Nature Geosci.7, 185–189 (2014).
Cowtan K. & Way R. G.
Coverage bias in the HadCRUT4 temperature series and its impact on recent temperature trends. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc.
140, 1935–1944 (2014).
Aldrin M.. Bayesian estimation of climate sensitivity based on a simple climate model fitted to observations of hemispheric temperatures and global ocean heat content. Environmetrics 23, 253–271 (2012).
The surface air temperature change over the Tibetan Plateau is determined based on historical observations from 1980 to 2013. In contrast to the cooling trend in the rest of China, and the global warming hiatus post-1990s, an accelerated warming trend has appeared over ...