Steve Seidel, vice president for policy analysis at the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, says the recent emphasis on SLCFs represents new policy thinking on climate change.
2] and the SLCFs are nearly on par in terms of their climate changing effects, according to Veerabhadran Ramanathan, a professor at The Scripps Institute of Oceanography.
2] emissions enough to influence the climate, cutting SLCFs to achieve a similar goal could be achieved with current technologies under policy frameworks that ate already in place, such as clean air regulations, according to Seidel.
Among the SLCFs, black carbon garners the most attention because its climate and health effects are greater than those of the others, says Mark Jacobson, a professor in the Stanford University Department of Energy Resources Engineering.
5 m diameter and about 1 m tall except in SLCF where they reach up to 1.
Simultaneously, the climax vegatation of the area, the SLCF started to come back, eventually changing dramatically enviromental conditions under which the first Hechtia colonizers grew.