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Scenario analysis of hydrofluorocarbons emission reduction in China's mobile air-conditioning sector

With the Kigali Amendment (KA) coming into effect in China, the control of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) emissions has become more imperative. The mobile air-conditioning (MAC) sector is one of the important...

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High-elevation landforms are experiencing more remarkable wetting trends in arid Central Asia

Since the 1980s, a warming and wetting trend in arid Central Asia (ACA) has been widely reported. However, no consistent knowledge has been presented about whether warming and wetting trends are evenly...

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Detection and projection of climatic comfort changes in China's mainland in a warming world

Climatic comfort, which refers to the comfort of the human body's thermal sensations, is important for the human habitat. Although considerable efforts have been provided to examine changes in climatic...

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Changes in hydrological regime in High Arctic non-glaciated catchment in 1979–2020 using a multimodel approach

Assessing hydrological consequences of climate change at the catchment scale is recently among key problems in hydrology. This study focuses on the estimation of changes in the hydrological regime in...

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Data-driven integrated assessment of global wild-caught seafood exported to Hong Kong by 2030 in different representative concentration and shared socioeconomic pathways

Wild-caught seafood is an important commodity traded globally. As climate change and socioeconomic development is affecting global marine capture fisheries, the impact on regional supply remains unexplored,...

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Is the Paris rulebook sufficient for effective implementation of Paris Agreement?

Glasgow Climate Conference concluded the negotiation on implementing rules for Paris Agreement and adopted the Glasgow Climate Pact. Based on practices under the UNFCCC and its Kyoto Protocol, Paris...

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Viscous creep of ice-rich permafrost debris in a recently uncovered proglacial area in the Tianshan Mountains, China

Since the Little Ice Age and as a consequence of climate warming, many recently deglaciated forefields have become and will continue to evolve into large ice-debris complexes exposed to periglacial...

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Climatic warming in Shanghai during 1873–2019 based on homogenised temperature records

Xujiahui (XJH) station in downtown Shanghai holds the longest continuous daily temperature series in China, which is unique for assessing modern climate change and impacts but must be homogenised. The...

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Exploring the effect of Arctic perennial sea ice on modulation of local air temperature

Sea ice cover plays an important role in modulating local temperature through heat and moisture fluxes. The influence of thin ice, lead and polynya has been well investigated, however, the effect of...

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Potential and roadmap of CO2 emission reduction in urban buildings: Case study of Shenzhen

Buildings play an increasingly important role to determine the trend of CO2 emissions in cities. Whether CO2 emissions from buildings can be effectively mitigated has great significance for cities to...

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Climate pledges versus commitment: Are policy actions of Middle-East and North African countries consistent with their emissions targets?

Carbon emission is inevitable, and changes with energy consumption and economic development, presents policy options toward sustainable development path. Currently, there is little assurance from policymakers...

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Fast action on short-lived climate pollutants and nature-based solutions to help countries meet carbon neutrality goals

Scientific studies show that fast actions to reduce near-term warming are essential to slowing self-reinforcing climate feedbacks and avoiding irreversible tipping points. Yet cutting CO2 emissions...

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Contributions of internal climate variability in driving global and ocean temperature variations using multi-layer perceptron neural network

Roles of internal climate variabilities regulating global and ocean temperature changes is a hot but complex issue of scientific concern, influencing the comprehensive policy-making in response to global...

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Microplastics have light-absorbing ability to enhance cryospheric melting

Microplastics are posing the potential threats to the Earth's environment. Besides, airborne microplastics were calculated to cause positive net radiative forcing recently. Due to the light-absorbing...

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Scrutinise the variations of glaciers and their climatic attributions in the Sanjiangyuan National Park during 1969–2018

Since 2020, the first national park of China, the Sanjiangyuan National Park (Park) has been put into operation in China. This Park is one of the most vulnerable regions to the rapid climate change...

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Identification of synoptic patterns for extreme rainfall events associated with landfalling typhoons in China during 1960-2020

Extreme rainfall associated with landfalling typhoon (ERLTC) can cause severe disasters with and economic impacts throughout China. Improving the accuracy of ERLTC forecasts is therefore crucial in...

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Distinctive impacts of atmospheric intraseasonal oscillations on the net ecosystem exchange of the southeastern China forest between spring and summer

The southeastern China (SEC) forest is an important terrestrial biospheric carbon sink in the global carbon cycle, with its total net ecosystem exchange (NEE) accounting for about 3.2% of the global...

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Advancing index-based climate risk assessment to facilitate adaptation planning: Application in Shanghai and Shenzhen, China

One of the key issues in climate risk management is to develop climate resilient infrastructure so as to ensure safety and sustainability of urban functioning systems as well as mitigate the adverse...

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Thickness simulation of landfast ice along Mawson Coast, East Antarctica based on a snow/ice high-resolution thermodynamic model

Landfast ice plays an important role in atmosphere‒ocean interactions and ecosystems in the near coast area of Antarctica. Understanding the characteristics and variations of landfast ice is crucial...

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Impact of climate change on wheat yield and quality in the Yellow River Basin under RCP8.5 during 2020–2050

Studying the impact of future climate change on the yield and quality of wheat in the Yellow River Basin (YRB) is both essential for rationalizing the utilization of climate resources and ensuring national...

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Differences in East Asian summer monsoon responses to Asian aerosol forcing under different emission inventories

Opposite anthropogenic aerosol emission trends in Asia can lead to different responses of the climate. Here, we examined the responses of the East Asian summer monsoon (EASM) to changes in Asian anthropogenic...

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Thermal and deformational repairing effect of crushed rock revetment acting as reinforcement along Qinghai–Tibet railway in permafrost regions

Due to the particularity and complexity of permafrost subgrade, research on its long-term maintenance and reinforcement under climate warming and engineering activities is of great significance. To...

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Revisiting BCC-SESM parameters sensitivity with BCC-CSM1.1 co2-concentration-driven simulations

Based on the results of the complex climate model BCC-CSM, the Beijing Climate Center Simple Earth System Model (BCC-SESM) was developed for climate system simulations in Integrated Assessment Models...

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Cryosphere water resources supply function and service in China

With global warming and rapid shrinkage of the cryosphere, the decreasing cryosphere water resources (CWR) supply function would weaken its service and then affect local economic development and implement...

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Projections of surface air temperature and precipitation in the 21st century in the Qilian Mountains, Northwest China, using REMO in the CORDEX

Qilian Mountains (QM) is an important ecological security barrier in China and has been significantly affected by climate change, it is therefore of great importance and necessity to project its future...

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