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Climate change includes both global warming driven by human emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns.
An IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1. Understanding the impacts of 1. Executive Summary. This chapter frames the context, knowledge-base and assessment approaches used to understand the impacts of 1.
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Not a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. T he Earth receives a continuous influx of energy from the Sun. At the same time, the Earth and its atmosphere emit energy to space, resulting in an approximate balance between energy received and energy lost. In order to advance understanding of this issue, the U. This report provides the consensus view of the committee that was formed to undertake the study. In this report, the committee presents specific recommendations for expanding current radiative forcing concepts and metrics and outlines research priorities for exploiting these concepts and metrics as tools for climate change research and policy.
Black carbon BC aerosol is a significant, short-lived climate forcing agent. To further understand the effects of BCs on the regional climate, the warming effects of BCs from residential, industrial, power and transportation emissions are investigated in Asian regions during summer using the state-of-the-art regional climate model RegCM4. BC emissions from these four sectors have very different rates and variations. An investigation suggests that both the BC aerosol optical depth AOD and direct radiative forcing DRF are highly dependent on emissions, while the climate effects show substantial nonlinearity to emissions. The near surface air temperature increased by 0.
Black carbon consists of pure carbon in several linked forms. It is formed through the incomplete combustion of fossil fuels , biofuel , and biomass , and is one of the main types of particle  in both anthropogenic and naturally occurring soot. In climatology , black carbon is a climate forcing agent contributing to global warming. Black carbon warms the Earth by absorbing sunlight and heating the atmosphere and by reducing albedo when deposited on snow and ice direct effects and indirectly by interaction with clouds, with the total forcing of 1. The term black carbon is also used in soil sciences and geology, referring either to deposited atmospheric black carbon or to directly incorporated black carbon from vegetation fires. Faraday recognized that soot was composed of carbon and that it was produced by the incomplete combustion of carbon-containing fuels. The term elemental carbon has been used in conjunction with thermal and wet chemical determinations and the term graphitic carbon suggests the presence of graphite -like micro-crystalline structures in soot as evidenced by Raman Spectroscopy.
The interception of solar radiation by atmospheric brown clouds leads to dimming at the Earth's surface with important implications for the.
Black carbon BC aerosols can significantly impact climate change at both regional and global scales via the direct, indirect, and snow albedo effects Twomey ; Albrecht ; Menon et al. The BC potential warming effect plays an important role in global and regional warming Myhre et al. The convergence and upward motion anomalies caused by BC can result in a more unstable stratification of the atmosphere Randles and Ramaswamy ; Zhuang et al. BC aerosols are known to influence the regional climate over East Asia in summer to a large degree Guo et al.
Climate change includes both global warming driven by human emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns. Though there have been previous periods of climatic change , since the midth century humans have had an unprecedented impact on Earth's climate system and caused change on a global scale. Temperature rise on land is about twice the global average increase, leading to desert expansion and more common heat waves and wildfires.
The seas are rising. The foods we eat and take for granted are threatened. Ocean acidification is increasing. Ecosystems are changing, and for some, that could spell the end of certain regions the way we have known them. Aerosols are small suspended particles in a gas.
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Black carbon (BC), the main component of soot, is produced by the incomplete any global, regional, or national climate change policies or regulations. The U.S. To my dear friends and family, I want to offer a heartfelt thanks for all http://rcthi.org), Cook County Illinois' Green.