Articles | Volume 21, issue 19
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 14941–14958, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-14941-2021
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 14941–14958, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-14941-2021

Research article 08 Oct 2021

Research article | 08 Oct 2021

Understanding the surface temperature response and its uncertainty to CO2, CH4, black carbon, and sulfate

Kalle Nordling et al.

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Understanding the temperature responses to different climate forcing agents, such as greenhouse gases and aerosols, is crucial for understanding future regional climate changes. In climate models, the regional temperature responses vary for all forcing agents, but the causes of this variability are poorly understood. For all forcing agents, the main component contributing to variance in regional surface temperature responses between the climate models is the clear-sky longwave emissivity.
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