Earth's energy balance since 1950

S. G. B.
November 2009
Physics Today;Nov2009, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p22
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the evaluation of planet Earth's energy budget for the past half century. It notes several climate models implied in the study to define the positive contributions of energy through heat derived from the Sun's direct radiation. Results from the analysis revealed that anthropogenic aerosol contributes a net cooling effect on Earth's climate. Moreover, they found that aerosols affects over time reflected from atmospheric sulfates that suggests emission controls.


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