Earth’s Energy Imbalance and Implications?

From http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/mailings/2011/20110415_EnergyImbalancePaper.pdf. The email that pointed me at it said “Sincere apologies — I am very sorry that I did not have time to write a shorter paper” and I think he is correct to apologise. It also says “Climate sensitivity section probably belongs in the paleo paper still under review” which also seems correct – to devote 15 pages (more than 1/4 of the paper!) to saying that Climate Sensitivity is ~ 3 oC is to confess that your prose is too prolix – and he doesn’t even quote JA (which brings up another topic: he spends far too much time quoting himself. The entire thing is far too inward looking).
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