storyline

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Etymology[edit]

story +‎ line

The climate science usage is defined in the 2014 IPCC WG III AR5 report.[1]

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Noun[edit]

storyline ‎(plural storylines)

  1. The plot of a story.
    That film had a wonderful storyline, but the poor acting let it down.
  2. (climate science) A narrative description of a given modeling scenario, highlighting its main characteristics and underlying technical and socioeconomic drivers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IPCC (2014). Edenhofer, Ottmar; Pichs-Madruga, Ramón; Sokona, Youba; Farahani, Ellie; Kadner, Susanne; Seyboth, Kristin; Adler, Anna; Baum, Ina; Brunner, Steffen; Eickemeier, Patrick; Kriemann, Benjamin; Savolainen, Jussi; Schlömer, Steffen; von Stechow, Christoph; Zwickel, Timm; Minx, Jan C, eds. Climate Change 2014: Mitigation of Climate Change Working Group III: Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (PDF). Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-65481-5. Retrieved 2016-11-14.