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Summary for Policymakers

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Figure SPM.1: Observed annual and decadal global mean surface temperature anomalies from 1850 to 2012 and map of the observed surface temperature change from 1901 to 2012 Figure SPM.2: Maps of observed precipitation change from 1901 to 2010 and from 1951 to 2010 Figure SPM.3: Multiple observed indicators of a changing global climate
Figure SPM.4: Multiple observed indicators of a changing global carbon cycle Figure SPM.5: Radiative forcing estimates in 2011 relative to 1750 and aggregated uncertainties for the main drivers of climate change Figure SPM.6: Comparison of observed and simulated climate change based on three large-scale indicators in the atmosphere, the cryosphere and the ocean
Figure SPM.7: Simulated time series from 1950 to 2100 for global annual mean surface temperature, Northern Hemisphere September sea ice extent, and global mean ocean surface pH Figure SPM.8: Maps of projected late 21st century annual mean surface temperature change, annual mean precipitation change, Northern Hemisphere September sea ice extent, and change in ocean surface pH Figure SPM.9: Projections of global mean sea level rise over the 21st century
Figure SPM.10: Simulated global mean surface temperature increase as a function of cumulative total global CO2 emissions