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Understanding equity–efficiency interaction in the distribution of global carbon budgets

Equity and efficiency are two important factors guiding the mitigation of anthropogenic emissions to achieve the Paris climate goals. Previous studies have proposed a range of allocations of global...

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Observed permafrost thawing and disappearance near the altitudinal limit of permafrost in the Qilian Mountains

Permafrost degradation has been widely reported on the Tibetan Plateau (TP). However, directly observed evidence of permafrost thawing processes and degradation rates are very limited, although it is...

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Dramatic thinning of Alaskan river ice and its climatic controls

River ice thickness (RIT) directly influences human activities, such as rural transportation and subsistence activities, in addition to ecosystem and hydrology processes in the Arctic. Knowledge of...

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Thermal effect of the accumulated water with different depths on permafrost subgrade in cold regions

In cold regions, the thermal effect of accumulated water on underlying permafrost and permafrost subgrade remains a significant hazard causing engineering risks. Water depth of accumulated water may...

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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 and economic impacts throughout China. Improving the accuracy of ERLTC forecasts is therefore crucial in disaster...

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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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Carbon footprint and carbon neutrality pathway of green tea in China

With the rising popularity of the concept of “carbon neutralization”, low-carbon products are likely to gain more advantages. Related to this, green tea— an important beverage that is widely consumed...

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Estimation of glacier ice storage in western China constrained by field ground-penetrating Radar surveys

Recent decades have witnessed the accelerated retreat of alpine glaciers, which likely portends a decline in the glacial ice melt on which large downstream populations rely for freshwater. Thus, estimating...

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Summer marine heatwaves in the South China Sea: Trend, variability and possible causes

Marine heatwaves (MHWs) have been frequently observed worldwide, causing devastating impacts on marine organisms and ecosystems, but the trend of MHWs is still unclear in the South China Sea (SCS)....

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A multi-model assessment of climate change damage in China and the world

Quantifying climate damage is essential to informing rational climate policies, but only a few studies have systematically compared the climate damage estimates made by different models, especially...

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Characteristics of rapidly intensifying tropical cyclones in the South China Sea, 1980–2016

The differences in the characteristics of the rapid intensification (RI) during the TCs that form in the SCS (referred as local TCs) and that enter the SCS from the western North Pacific (WNP; referred...

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Influencing factors and paths of direct carbon emissions from the energy consumption of rural residents in central China determined using a questionnaire survey

Rural residents have unique lifestyle characteristics, energy consumption methods, energy-saving behaviors, and awareness. And the direct carbon emission from rural residents is based on the combined...

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Assessing household perception, autonomous adaptation and economic value of adaptation benefits: Evidence from West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia

Climate change is causing sea-level rise, intense and frequent storm surge flooding, and significant shoreline erosion in Malaysian coastal areas. Consequently, coastal properties, infrastructure, and...

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Near-surface wind speed changes in eastern China during 1970–2019 winter and its possible causes

The changes in near-surface wind speed (NWS) have a crucial influence on the wind power industry, and previous studies have indicated that NWS on global and China has declined continuously for decades...

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Will China achieve its 2060 carbon neutral commitment from the provincial perspective?

China has pledged to peak carbon emissions before 2030 and strive to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060. However, the significant variations of provincial carbon emissions make it unclear whether...

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