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Climate 2013, 1(1), 1-3; doi:10.3390/cli1010001
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Climate—A New Open Access Journal Covering the Complex, Multi-Disciplinary Climate Research Challenge

Received: 14 November 2012 / Accepted: 16 November 2012 / Published: 19 November 2012
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Climate has changed over the Earth’s past, is changing continuously and will do so in the future due to external and internal drivers. Some external drivers, such as the astronomic constellation of the Earth-sun system and continental shifts, have led to slow changes over long time scales. While others, for instance volcanic eruptions, may lead to fast, quasi-abrupt changes with impacts on climate over a limited time. Internal drivers like albedo, or the greenhouse effect are parts and processes of the climate system itself that may again change the climate at comparatively shorter time scales than most external drivers. [...]
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Mölders, N. Climate—A New Open Access Journal Covering the Complex, Multi-Disciplinary Climate Research Challenge. Climate 2013, 1, 1-3.

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