Imbalances in the Atmospheric heat budget

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How does horizontal heat transfer rectify imbalance?
Winds in the jet stream carry around 80% of heat away from the tropics (20% carried by ocean currents polewards)
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How does verticle heat transfer rectify imbalance?
Energy transferred from surface by conduction, convection and latent heat transfer
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How is latent heat released?
Mainly from precipitation which heats upper atmosphere
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