Royal Society, Oct 2/3 2013 - Next steps in climate science programme_table_1 page [pdf]
Topics: What is happening to the climate system and what is the outlook for this century?
...Do we understand the current global surface temperature record and what is the prospect for large-scale change in the next decades?
...How large are uncertainties in forcings and feedbacks and how can they be reduced?
...What information do we have on changes in variability and extremes?
...Can we attribute these changes to greenhouse gas changes and what are the prospects?
...What insights can be obtained through paleo climate research?