AIR publishes research results in numerous scientific journals

Dimitrova, A.K., Marois, G., Kiesewetter, G., K.C., S., Rafaj, P. , & Tonne, C. (2021). Health impacts of fine particles under climate change mitigation, air quality control, and demographic change in India. Environmental Research Letters 10.1088/1748-9326/abe5d5. (In Press)

Hamilton, I., Kennard, H., McGushin, A., Höglund Isaksson, L. , Kiesewetter, G., Lott, M., Milner, J., Purohit, P. , et al. (2021). The public health implications of the Paris Agreement: a modelling study. The Lancet Planetary Health 5 (2), e74-e83. 10.1016/S2542-5196(20)30249-7.

Rafaj, P. , Kiesewetter, G., Krey, V. , Schöpp, W., Bertram, C., Drouet, L., Fricko, O. , Shinichiro, F., et al. (2021). Air quality and health implications of 1.5–2°C climate pathways under considerations of ageing population: A multi-model scenario analysis. Environmental Research Letters 10.1088/1748-9326/abdf0b. (In Press)

Forsius, M., Posch, M. , Holmberg, M., Vuorenmaa, J., Kleemola, S., Augustaitis, A., Beudert, B., Bochenek, W., et al. (2021). Assessing critical load exceedances and ecosystem impacts of anthropogenic nitrogen and sulphur deposition at unmanaged forested catchments in Europe. Science of the Total Environment 753, e141791. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141791.

Zhao, F, Fan, Y, & Zhang, S (2021). Assessment of efficiency improvement and emission mitigation potentials in China’s petroleum refining industry. Journal of Cleaner Production 280, e124482. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.124482.

Khatiwada, D. & Purohit, P. (2021). Special Issue on Assessing the Modern Bioenergy Potential and Strategies for Sustainable Development: Transformations through Nexus, Policy, and Innovations. Sustainability 13 (1), p. 374. 10.3390/su13010374.

Cai, W., Zhang, C., Suen, H.P., Ai, S., Bai, Y., Bao, J., Chen, B., Cheng, L., et al. (2021). The 2020 China report of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change. The Lancet Public Health 6 (1), 64-81. 10.1016/S2468-2667(20)30256-5.

Zhang, S. , Xie, Y., Sander, R., Yue, H., & Shu, Y. (2021). Potentials of energy efficiency improvement and energy–emission–health nexus in Jing-Jin-Ji’s cement industry. Journal of Cleaner Production 278, e123335. 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123335.

Jiang, H.-D., Xue, M.-M., Dong, K.-Y., & Liang, Q.-M. (2021). How will natural gas market reforms affect carbon marginal abatement costs? Evidence from China. Economic Systems Research, 1-22. 10.1080/09535314.2020.1868410.

Zhan, X., Adalibieke, W., Cui, X., Winiwarter, W. , Reis, S., Zhang, L., Bai, Z., Wang, Q., et al. (2020). Improved Estimates of Ammonia Emissions from Global Croplands. Environmental Science & Technology 10.1021/acs.est.0c05149. (In Press)

Shan, Y., Ou, J., Wang, D., Zeng, Z., Zhang, S. , Guan, D., & Hubacek, K. (2020). Impacts of COVID-19 and fiscal stimuli on global emissions and the Paris Agreement. Nature Climate Change 10.1038/s41558-020-00977-5.

Smith, S.J., Klimont, Z. , Drouet, L., Harmsen, M., Luderer, G., Riahi, K. , van Vuuren, D.P., & Weyant, J.P. (2020). The Energy Modeling Forum (EMF)-30 study on short-lived climate forcers: introduction and overview. Climatic Change 163 (3), 1399-1408. 10.1007/s10584-020-02938-5.

Akimoto, H., Nagashima, T., Tanimoto, H., Klimont, Z. , & Amann, M. (2020). An empirical approach toward the SLCP reduction targets in Asia for the mid-term climate change mitigation. Progress in Earth and Planetary Science 7 (1), e73. 10.1186/s40645-020-00385-5.

Watts, N., Amann, M., Arnell, N., Ayeb-Karlsson, S., Beagley, J., Belesova, K., Boykoff, M., Byass, P., et al. (2020). The 2020 report of The Lancet Countdown on health and climate change: responding to converging crises. The Lancet 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)32290-X.

Gomez Sanabria, A. , Zusman, E., Höglund Isaksson, L. , Klimont, Z. , Lee, S.-Y., Akahoshi, K., Farzaneh, H., & Chairunnisa, (2020). Sustainable wastewater management in Indonesia's fish processing industry: Bringing governance into scenario analysis. Journal of Environmental Management 275, e111241. 10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111241.

Kaltenegger, K. & Winiwarter, W. (2020). Global Gridded Nitrogen Indicators: Influence of Crop Maps. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 34 (12), e2020GB006634. 10.1029/2020GB006634.

Winiwarter, W. , Amon, B., Bai, Z., Greinert, A., Kaltenegger, K. , Ma, L., Myszograj, S., Schneidergruber, M., et al. (2020). Urban nitrogen budgets: flows and stock changes of potentially polluting nitrogen compounds in cities and their surroundings – a review. Journal of Integrative Environmental Sciences 17 (1), 57-71. 10.1080/1943815X.2020.1841241.

Lund, M.T., Aamaas, B., Stjern, C.W., Klimont, Z. , Berntsen, T.K., & Samset, B.H. (2020). A continued role of short-lived climate forcers under the Shared Socioeconomic Pathways. Earth System Dynamics 11 (4), 977-993. 10.5194/esd-11-977-2020.

Wamelink, G.W.W., Mol-Dijkstra, J.P., Reinds, G.J., Voogd, J.C., Bonten, L.T.C., Posch, M. , Hennekens, S.M., & de Vries, W. (2020). Prediction of plant species occurrence as affected by nitrogen deposition and climate change on a European scale. Environmental Pollution 266, e115257. 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115257.

Ou, J., Huang, Z., Klimont, Z. , Jia, G., Zhang, S., Li, C., Meng, J., Mi, Z., et al. (2020). Role of export industries on ozone pollution and its precursors in China. Nature Communications 11 (1), e5492. 10.1038/s41467-020-19035-x.

Davison, J., Bernard, Y., Borken-Kleefeld, J. , Farren, N., Hausberger, S., Sjödin, Å., Tate, J., Vaughan, A., et al. (2020). Distance-based emission factors from vehicle emission remote sensing measurements. Science of the Total Environment 739, e139688. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139688.

Ringkjob, H.-K., Haugan, P.M., Seljom, P., Lind, A., Wagner, F. , & Mesfun, S. (2020). Short-term solar and wind variability in long-term energy system models - A European case study. Energy 209, e118377. 10.1016/

Tian, H., Xu, R., Canadell, J.G., Winiwarter, W. , Suntharalingam, P., Davidson, E.A., Ciais, P., Jackson, R.B., et al. (2020). A comprehensive quantification of global nitrous oxide sources and sinks. Nature 586, 248-256. 10.1038/s41586-020-2780-0.

Chen, Y., Sun, R., & Borken-Kleefeld, J. (2020). On-Road NOx and Smoke Emissions of Diesel Light Commercial Vehicles–Combining Remote Sensing Measurements from across Europe. Environmental Science & Technology 54 (19), 11744-11752. 10.1021/acs.est.9b07856.

Jin, X., Bai, Z., Oenema, O., Winiwarter, W. , Velthof, G., Chen, X., & Ma, L. (2020). Spatial Planning Needed to Drastically Reduce Nitrogen and Phosphorus Surpluses in China’s Agriculture. Environmental Science & Technology 54 (19), 11894-11904. 10.1021/acs.est.0c00781.

Peng, W., Dai, H., Guo, H., Purohit, P. , Urpelainen, J., Wagner, F. , Wu, Y., & Zhang, H. (2020). The Critical Role of Policy Enforcement in Achieving Health, Air Quality, and Climate Benefits from India’s Clean Electricity Transition. Environmental Science & Technology 54 (19), 11720-11731. 10.1021/acs.est.0c01622.

Purohit, P. , Höglund-Isaksson, L. , Dulac, J., Shah, N., Wei, M., Rafaj, P. , & Schöpp, W. (2020). Electricity savings and greenhouse gas emission reductions from global phase-down of hydrofluorocarbons. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 20 (19), 11305-11327. 10.5194/acp-20-11305-2020.

Wang, X., Purohit, P. , Höglund Isaksson, L. , Zhang, S. , & Fang, H. (2020). Co-benefits of Energy-Efficient Air Conditioners in the Residential Building Sector of China. Environmental Science & Technology 54 (20), 13217-13227. 10.1021/acs.est.0c01629.

Fowler, D., Brimblecombe, P., Burrows, J., Heal, M.R., Grennfelt, P., Stevenson, D.S., Jowett, A., Nemitz, E., et al. (2020). A chronology of global air quality. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 378 (2183), E20190314. 10.1098/rsta.2019.0314.

Woo, J.-H., Kim, Y., Kim, H.-K., Choi, K.-C., Eum, J.-H., Lee, J.-B., Lim, J.-H., Kim, J., et al. (2020). Development of the CREATE Inventory in Support of Integrated Climate and Air Quality Modeling for Asia. Sustainability 12 (19), p. 7930. 10.3390/SU12197930.

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