Halving warming with idealized solar geoengineering moderates key climate hazards

  title={Halving warming with idealized solar geoengineering moderates key climate hazards},
  author={P. Irvine and K. Emanuel and Jie He and L. Horowitz and G. Vecchi and David William Keith},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
Solar geoengineering (SG) has the potential to restore average surface temperatures by increasing planetary albedo1–4, but this could reduce precipitation5–7. Thus, although SG might reduce globally aggregated risks, it may increase climate risks for some regions8–10. Here, using the high-resolution forecast-oriented low ocean resolution (HiFLOR) model—which resolves tropical cyclones and has an improved representation of present-day precipitation extremes11,12—alongside 12 models from the… Expand

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