RealClimate: Unforced Variations: Jun 2023
Replying to Piotr
and a correction to myself
A. First of all, a correction of an unpleasant mistake:
The sentence “controlled by the greenhouse effect of the upper atmosphere layers beneath the troposphere.” shall read “controlled by the greenhouse effect of the upper atmosphere layers ABOVE the troposphere.”
I apologize for my confusing error.
B. Regarding the dispute whether or not it may be possible to increase water cycle intensity without increasing absolute humidity (which would have enhanced the infrared radiation absorption and thus worsened the greenhouse effect that we…