Climate policy for short- and long-lived pollutants

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Climate policy for short- and long-lived pollutants

Climate policy for short- and long-lived pollutants, Published online: 29 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0328-1

The current focus on the long-term global warming potential in climate policy-making runs the risk of mitigation options for short-lived climate pollutants being ignored, and tipping points being crossed. We outline how a more balanced perspective on long- and short-lived climate pollutants could become politically feasible.