Articles | Volume 16, issue 15
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 9771–9784, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-9771-2016
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 9771–9784, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-9771-2016

Research article 04 Aug 2016

Research article | 04 Aug 2016

Large gain in air quality compared to an alternative anthropogenic emissions scenario

Nikos Daskalakis et al.

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Three 30-year simulations of past atmospheric composition changes were performed using different anthropogenic emissions of pollutants accounting or not for the applied air quality legislation and accounting for the year–to–year observed climate and natural emissions variability. The actual benefit of applied legislation along with technological advances is higher than what is usually calculated by a simple comparison of today's atmosphere against a constant anthropogenic emissions simulation.
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