Observational constraint on cloud feedbacks suggests moderate climate sensitivity

Source: Nature.com

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 15 February 2021; doi:10.1038/s41558-020-00970-y

The response of low clouds to warming is uncertain among climate models and dominates spread in their projections. Satellite estimates of tropical cumulus and stratocumulus cloud feedbacks, derived using surface warming trends, suggest a more moderate climate sensitivity than many models predict.