Articles | Volume 18, issue 12
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8807–8828, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-8807-2018

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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 8807–8828, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-8807-2018
Research article
22 Jun 2018
Research article | 22 Jun 2018

The importance of mixed-phase and ice clouds for climate sensitivity in the global aerosol–climate model ECHAM6-HAM2

Ulrike Lohmann and David Neubauer

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The climate is warming, at the current rate so much so that the 2 ºC target is likely to be exceeded. Uncertainty remains as to when the 2 ºC of warming will be reached. One factor contributing to this uncertainty is how clouds change in the warmer climate. While previously most emphasis was placed on how low clouds change in the warmer climate, here we investigate the importance of mixed-phase and ice clouds.
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