The limited understanding of the role of aerosols in the climate system has been highlighted as a key area of uncertainty in the recent IPCC report. In recognizing the importance of improving climate predictions as a basis for developing sustainable policies for Europe, the European Union has initiated the research cluster "Aerosols and Climate". [Read more...]

The initial cluster is a collaborative effort of the individual research projects shown below, each targeting different aspects of aerosols in the climate system. The cluster is open for including additional research activities and welcomes further contributions from national or international projects. [Get into contact... ]




Impacts of aerosols on air quality
and climate in West Africa

Understanding the interaction
between aerosols and clouds

The role of aerosols at higher
atmospheric levels in climate

Integrating air pollution and climate change mitigation - Research needs and pathways to policy implementation