Economic Shock in a Climate Scenario and its Impact on Surface Temperatures

Abstract A socio-economic crisis was added to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Representative Concentration Pathway 8.5 (RCP8.5) scenario. This idealized climate scenario was simulated using the Community Earth System Model version 1.2.2 to determine the transient climate response to a two-year reduction of anthropogenic emissions. Global and regional (Asian, North American and European) […]