HKS Affiliated Authors

Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology and Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, FAS

Additional Authors:

  • Julie Shoemaker


The Danger of Overvaluing Methane's Influence on Future Climate Change. Julie Shoemaker, Daniel Schrag, August 21, 2013, Paper. "Minimizing the future impacts of climate change requires reducing the greenhouse gas (GHG) load in the atmosphere. Anthropogenic emissions include many types of GHG's as well as particulates such as black carbon and sulfate aerosols, each of which has a different effect on the atmosphere, and a different atmospheric lifetime. Several recent studies have advocated for the importance of short timescales when comparing the climate impact of different climate..." (May require user account or purchase) Link