How shorter black carbon lifetime alters its climate effect.

@article{Hodnebrog2014HowSB,
  title={How shorter black carbon lifetime alters its climate effect.},
  author={\O Hodnebrog and Gunnar Myhre and Bj\orn Hallvard Samset},
  journal={Nature communications},
  year={2014},
  volume={5},
  pages={5065}
}
Black carbon (BC), unlike most aerosol types, absorbs solar radiation. However, the quantification of its climate impact is uncertain and presently under debate. Recently, attention has been drawn both to a likely underestimation of global BC emissions in climate models, and an overestimation of BC at high altitudes. Here we show that doubling present day BC emissions in a model simulation, while reducing BC lifetime based on observational evidence, leaves the direct aerosol effect of BC… CONTINUE READING
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