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Entropy Shows that Global Warming Should Cause Increased Variability in the Weather

Authors: John Michael Williams

Elementary physical reasoning seems to leave it inevitable that global warming would increase the variability of the weather. The first two terms in an approximation to the global entropy may be used to show that global warming has increased the free energy available to drive the weather, and that the variance of the weather is expected to have increased correspondingly.

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[v1] 27 Aug 2010

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