Peer-reviewed publications from members of this lab since the beginning of 2016 are listed below. Please review our individual CVs for a more comprehensive list of each member’s historical work (bold denotes PI/graduate/undergraduate/post-doc in the group; * denotes corresponding author).


Hess et al., (2020).Guidelines for Modeling and Reporting Health Effects of Climate Change Mitigation Actions. Environmental Health Perspectives 128:11,

Orbe, C.Rind, D.Jonas, J.Nazarenko, L.Faluvegi, G.Murray, L. T., Shindell D., et al. (2020). GISS Model E2.2: A Climate Model Optimized for the Middle Atmosphere. Part 2: Validation of Large‐Scale Transport and Evaluation of Climate ResponseJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres125, e2020JD033151..

Xing, J., Lu, X., Wang, S., Wang, T., Ding, D., Yu, S., Shindell, D., Ou, Y., Morawska, L., Li, S., Ren, L., Zhang, Y., Loughlin, D., Zheng, H., Zhao, B., Liu, S., Smith, K. R. and Hao, J.: The quest for improved air quality may push China to continue its CO2 reduction beyond the Paris Commitment, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., (November), doi:10.1073/pnas.2013297117, 2020.

Miyazaki, K., Bowman, K., Sekiya, T., Jiang, Z., Chen, X., Eskes, H.,  Ru, M., Zhang, Y., Shindell, D. (2020). Air quality response in China linked to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL089252.

Xie, Y., Wu, Y., Li, B., Xie, M., Zhang, H and Zhang, Y*. (2020) Health and economic benefit of China’s greenhouse gas mitigation by 2050, Environ. Res. Lett.,

Zhang Y*., Bash, J. O., Roselle, S., Mathur, R., Hogrefe, C., Shatas, A., Repinsky, A., Jacobs,D., (2020) Unexpected air quality deterioration from green infrastructure implementation in Kansas City, Science of the Total Environment (2020),

Rind, D.Orbe, C.Jonas, J.Nazarenko, L.Zhou, T.Kelley, M., Lacis A., Shindell D., et al. ( 2020). GISS Model E2.2: A climate model optimized for the middle atmosphere—Model structure, climatology, variability, and climate sensitivityJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres125, e2019JD032204.

Shindell, D. T*., Faluvegi, G., & Schmidt, G. A. ( 2020). Influences of solar forcing at ultraviolet and longer wavelengths on climateJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres125

Shindell, D*.Zhang, Y.Scott, M.Ru, M.Stark, K.,Ebi, K. L. ( 2020). The Effects of Heat Exposure on Human Mortality Throughout the USGeoHealth4, e2019GH000234.

Westervelt, D. M., Mascioli, N. R., Fiore, A. M., Conley, A. J., Lamarque, J.-F., Shindell, D. T., Faluvegi, G., Previdi, M., Correa, G., and Horowitz, L. W.: Local and remote mean and extreme temperature response to regional aerosol emissions reductions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3009–3027,, 2020.

Tang, T*., Shindell, D., Zhang, Y., Voulgarakis, A., Lamarque, J.-F., Myhre, G., Stjern, C. W., Faluvegi, G., and Samset, B. H.: Response of shortwave cloud radiative effect to greenhouse gases and aerosols and its impact on daily maximum temperature, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 8251–8266,, 2020.

Seltzer, K*., Shindell, D. T., P. Kasibhatla, and C. S. Malley, Magnitude, trends, and impacts of ambient long-term ozone exposure in the United States from 2000 to 2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 1757–1775,, 2020.


Shindell, D*., C. J. Smith, Climate and air-quality benefits of a realistic phase-out of fossil fuels, Nature, 573, 408-411, doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1554-z, 2019.

Richardson, T. B., et al., Efficacy of climate forcings in PDRMIP models, J. Geophys. Res.,124, 12,824-12,844, 2020.

Tallis, H, et al, Aligning Evidence Generation and Use Across Health, Development, and Environment, Curr. Opinion Env. Sust., 39, 81-93, 2019.

Sillmann, J., Stjern, C.W., Myhre, G. Samset, B.H., Hodnebrog, Ø., Andrews, T., Boucher, O., Faluvegi, G., Forster, P., Kasoar, M.R., Kharin, V.V., Kirkevag, A., Lamarque, J.-F., Olivie, D. J. L., Richardson, T. B., Shindell, D., Takemura, T., Voulgarakis, A., and Zwiers, F. W., Extreme wet and dry conditions affected differently by greenhouse gases and aerosols, npj Clim. Atmos. Sci., 2, 24, doi:10.1038/s41612-019-0079-3, 2019.

Hodenbrog, O., et al, Water vapor adjustments and responses differ between climate drivers, Atmos. Chem. Phys, 19, 12887-12899, 2019.

Shindell, D*., G. Faluvegi, P. Kasibhatla, R. Van Dingenen, Spatial patterns of crop yield change by emitted pollutant, Earth’s Future, 7, doi: 10.1029/2018EF001030, 2019.

Tang, T*., Shindell, D., et al., Comparison of Effective Radiative Forcing Calculations using Multiple Methods, Drivers, and Models, J. Geophys. Res., 124, 4382-4394, 2019.

Allen, R. J., A. Amiri-Farahani, J.-F. Lamarque, C. Smith, D. Shindell, T. Hassan, C. E. Chung, Observationally-constrained aerosol-cloud semi-direct effects, npj Climate Atm. Sci., 2, 16, doi:10.1038/s41612-019-0073-9, 2019.

Stjern, C., et al., Arctic amplification response to individual climate drivers, J. Geophys. Res., 124, 6698-6717, doi:10.1029/2018JD029726, 2019.

Aas, W., et al., Global and regional trends of atmospheric sulfur, Sci. Rep., 9, 953, 2019.


Shindell, D*., Faluvegi, G., Seltzer, K., and Shindell, C. Quantified, localized health benefits of accelerated carbon dioxide emissions reductions. Nature Climate Change, 8, 291-295, 2018. doi: 10.1038/s41558-018-0108-y.

Seltzer, K.M*., Shindell, D.T., Malley, C.S., Measurement-Based Assessment of Health Burdens from Long- Term Ozone Exposure in the United States, Europe, and China. Environmental Research Letters, 2018, 13, 104018, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aae29d.

Zhang, Y*., West, J. J., Mathur, R., Xing, J., Hogrefe, C., Roselle, S. J., Bash, J. O., Pleim, J. E., Gan, C.-M., and Wong, D. C.: Long-term trends in the ambient PM2.5- and O3-related mortality burdens in the United States under emission reductions from 1990 to 2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15003-15016,, 2018.

Conley, A. J., Westervelt, D. M., Lamarque, J.‐F., Fiore, A. M., Shindell, D., Correa, G., Faluvegi, G., and Horowitz, L. W., Multimodel surface temperature responses to removal of U.S. sulfur dioxide emissions, J. Geophys. Res., 123, doi:10.1002/2017JD027411, 2018.

Fuglestvedt, J., Rogelj, J., Millar, R.J., Allen, M., Boucher, O., Cain, M., Forster, P.M., Kriegler, E., Shindell, D., Implications of possible interpretations of ‘greenhouse gas balance’ in the Paris Agreement, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 20160445, doi:10.1098/rsta.2016.0445, 2018.

Samset, B. H., G. Myhre, P. M. Forster, Ø. Hodnebrog, T. Andrews, O. Boucher, G. Faluvegi, D. Fläschner, M. Kasoar, V. Kharin, A. Kirkevåg, J.-F. Lamarque, D. Olivié, T. Richardson, D. Shindell, T. Takemura, A. Voulgarakis, Weak hydrological sensitivity to temperature change over land, independent of climate forcing, Climate and Atm. Sci., 3, doi:10.1038/s41612-017-0005-5, 2018.

Ru, M*., Shindell, D., Seltzer, K.M., Tao, S., Zhong, Q.. The long-term relationship between emissions and economic growth for CO2, SO2, and BC. Environmental Research Letters, 13, 124021, 2018, doi:10.1088/1748- 9326/aaece2.

Tao, S., Ru, M., Du, W., Zhu, X., Zhong, Q., Li, B., Shen, G., Pan, X., Meng, W., Chen, Y., Shen, H., Lin, N., Su, S., Zhuo, S., Huang, T., Xu, Y., Yun, X., Liu, J., Wang, X., Liu, W., Cheng. H., Zhu, D., The Rural Residential Energy Transition in China from 1992 to 2012 (submitted to Nature Energy)

Tang, T*., Shindell, D., Samset, B. H., Boucher, O., Forster, P. M., Hodnebrog, Ø., Myhre, G., Sillmann, J., Voulgarakis, A., Andrews, T., Faluvegi, G., Fläschner, D., Iversen, T., Kasoar, M., Kharin, V., Kirkevåg, A., Lamarque, J.-F., Olivié, D., Richardson, T., Stjern, C. W., and Takemura, T. Mediterranean Precipitation Response to Greenhouse Gases and Aerosols. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 8439–8452, 2018.

Zhang, Y., Mathur, R., Bash, J. O., Hogrefe, C., Xing, J., and Roselle, S. J.: Long-term trends in total inorganic nitrogen and sulfur deposition in the US from 1990 to 2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 9091-9106,, 2018.

Jeuland, M., J.-S. T. Soo, and D. Shindell, The Need for Policies to Reduce the Costs of Cleaner Cooking in Low Income Settings: Implications from Systematic Analysis of Costs and Benefits, Energy Policy, 121, 275-285, 2018.

Liu, L., et al., A PDRMIP multi-model study on the impacts of regional aerosol forcings on global and regional precipitation, J Climate, 31, 4429-4447, 2018.

Richardson, T. B., et al., Carbon dioxide physiological forcing dominates projected Eastern Amazonian drying, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 2815–2825, 2018.

Fiore, A., et al., Peroxy acetyl nitrate (PAN) measurements at northern midlatitude mountain sites in April: a constraint on continental source–receptor relationships, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 15345-15361, 2018.

Smith, C., et al., Understanding rapid adjustments to diverse forcing agents, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 12023-12031, doi:10.1029/2018GL079826, 2018.

Myhre, G., et al., Quantifying the importance of rapid adjustments for global precipitation changes, Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 11,399-11,405, 2018.

Alvarado, M., E. Winijkul, R. Adams-Selin, E. Hunt, C. Brodowski, C. R. Lonsdale, D. T. Shindell, G. Faluvegi, G. Kleiman, T. M. Mosier, and R. Kumar, Sources of Black Carbon Deposition to the Himalayan Glaciers in Current and Future Climates, J. Geophys. Res., 123, 7482-7505, 2018.

Westervelt, D. M., A. J. Conley, A. M. Fiore, J.-F. Lamarque, D. T. Shindell, M. Previdi, N. R. Mascioli, G. Faluvegi, G. Correa, L. W. Horowitz, Connecting regional aerosol emissions reductions to local and remote precipitation responses, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 12461-12475, 2018.

Myhre, G., et al., Sensible heat has significantly affected the global hydrological cycle over the historical period, Nature Comm., DOI:10.1038/s41467-018-04307-4, 2018.


Shindell, D. T*., N. Borgford-Parnell, M. Brauer, A. Haines, J. C. I. Kuylenstierna, S. A. Leonard, V. Ramanathan, A. Ravishankara, M. Amann, L. Srivastava, A climate policy pathway for near- and long-term benefits, Science, 356, 493-494, 2017.

Seltzer, K.M*., Shindell, D.T., Faluvegi, G., Murray, L.T. (2017). Evaluating modeled impact metrics for human health, agriculture growth, and near-term climate.  Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 122. doi: 10.1002/2017JD026780.

Shen, H., Tao, S., Chen, Y., Ciais, P., Güneralp, B., Ru, M., Zhong, Q., Yun, X., Zhu, X., Huang, T. and Tao, W., 2017. Urbanization-induced population migration has reduced ambient PM2. 5 concentrations in China. Science Advances, 3(7), p.e1700300.

Zhang Y*., Smith S., Bowden J., Adelman Z., West J. J. (2017). Co-benefits of global, domestic, and sectoral greenhouse gas mitigation for US air quality and human health in 2050. Environmental Research Letters.

Kumar, R., V. Mishra, J. Buzan, R. Kumar, D. Shindell, M. Huber, Dominant control of agriculture and irrigation on urban heat island in India, Scientific Reports, 7, 14054, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-14213-2, 2017.

Doherty, R. M., C. Orbe, G. Zeng, M. Prather, D. A. Plummer, M. Lin, D. Shindell, I. A. Mackenzie1, O. Wild, Multi-model Impacts of Climate Change on Pollution Transport from Global Emission Source Regions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14219-14237, 2017.

Stjern, C. W., B. H. Samset, G. Myhre, P. M. Forster, Ø. Hodnebrog, T. Andrews, O. Boucher, G. Faluvegi, T. Iversen, M. Kasoar, V. Kharin, A. Kirkevåg, J.-F. Lamarque, D. Olivié, T. Richardson, D. Shawki, D. Shindell, C. J. Smith, T. Takemura, A. Voulgarakis, F. Zwiers, Rapid adjustments cause weak surface temperature response to increased black carbon concentrations, J. Geophys. Res., 122, 11,462–11,481, 2017.

Haines, A., M. Amann, N. Borgford-Parnell, S. Leonard, J. C. I. Kuylenstierna, D. Shindell, Short-lived climate pollutant mitigation and the sustainable development goals, Nature Climate Change, 7, 863-869, 2017.

Prather, M. J., X. Zhu, C. M. Flynn, S. A. Strode, J. M. Rodriguez, S. D. Steenrod, J. Liu, J.-F. Lamarque, A. M. Fiore, L. W. Horowitz, J. Mao, L. T. Murray, D. T. Shindell, S. C. Wofsy, Global Atmospheric Chemistry – Which Air Matters, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9081-9102, 2017.

Bergin, M., C. Ghoroi, D. Dixit, J. Schauer, D. Shindell, Large reductions in solar energy production due to dust and particulate air pollution, Env. Sci. Tech., 4, 339-344, 2017.

Campbell, B., D. Beare, E. Bennett, J. Hall-Spencer, J. Ingram, F. Jaramillo, R. Ortiz, N. Ramankutty, J. Sayer, D. Shindell, Agriculture production as a major driver of the Earth System exceeding planetary boundaries, Ecology & Society, 22 (4), 8, doi:10.5751/ES-09595-220408, 2017.

Silva, R. A., J. J. West, J.-F. Lamarque, D. T. Shindell, W. J. Collins, G. Faluvegi, G. A. Folberth, L. W. Horowitz, T. Nagashima, V. Naik, S. T. Rumbold, K. Sudo, T. Takemura, D. Bergmann, P. Cameron-Smith, R. M. Doherty, B. Josse, I. A. MacKenzie, D. S. Stevenson, and G. Zeng, Future global mortality from change in air pollution attributable to climate change, Nature Climate Change, 7, 647-651, 2017.

Shindell, D., J. S. Fuglestvedt, W. J. Collins, The Social Cost of Methane: Theory and Applications, Faraday Disc., 200, 429-451, doi: 10.1039/C7FD00009J, 2017.

Gasser, T., G. P. Peters, J. S. Fuglestvedt, W. J. Collins, D. T. Shindell, and P. Ciais, Accounting for the climate-carbon feedback in emission metrics, Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 235-253, doi:10.5194/esd-2016-55, 2017.

Westervelt, D.M., A.J. Conley, A.M. Fiore, J.-F. Lamarque, D. Shindell, M. Previdi, G. Faluvegi, G. Correa, L.W. Horowitz, Multi-model precipitation responses to removal of U.S. sulfur dioxide emissions, J. Geophys. Res., 122, 5024–5038, 2017.

Myhre, G., Aas, W., Cherian, R., Collins, W., Faluvegi, G., Flanner, M., Forster, P., Hodnebrog, Ø., Klimont, Z., Lund, M. T., Mülmenstädt, J., Lund Myhre, C., Olivié, D., Prather, M., Quaas, J., Samset, B. H., Schnell, J. L., Schulz, M., Shindell, D., Skeie, R. B., Takemura, T., and Tsyro, S.: Multi-model simulations of aerosol and ozone radiative forcing due to anthropogenic emission changes during the period 1990–2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2709-2720, 2017.

Collins, W. J., J.-F. Lamarque, M. Schulz, O. Boucher, V. Eyring, M. I. Hegglin, A. Maycock, G. Myhre, M. Prather, D. Shindell, S. J. Smith, AerChemMIP: Quantifying the effects of chemistry and aerosols in CMIP6, Geosci. Model. Dev., 10, 585-607, 2017.

Myhre, G., P. M. Forster, B. H. Samset, Ø. Hodnebrog, J. Sillmann, T. Andrews, O. Boucher, G. Faluvegi, D. Fläschner, T. Iversen, M. Kasoar, V. Kharin, A. Kirkevåg, J.-F. Lamarque, D. Olivié, T. Richardson, D. Shindell, K. P. Shine, C. W. Stjern, T. Takemura, A. Voulgarakis, F. Zwiers, PDRMIP: A Precipitation Driver and Response Model Intercomparison Project, Protocol and preliminary results, Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 6, 1185-1198, 2017.


Seltzer, K.M., Nolte, C.G., Spero, T.L., Appel, K.W., Xing, J. (2016). Evaluation of near surface ozone and particulate matter in air quality simulations driven by dynamically downscaled historical meteorological fields. Atmospheric Environment. 138 (2016) 42-54 doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.05.010.

Shindell, D., Crop Yield Changes Induced by Emissions of Individual Climate-Altering Pollutants, Earth’s Future, 4, 373-380, doi:10.1002/2016EF000377, 2016.

Gonsamo, A., J. M. Chen, D. T. Shindell, and G. P. Asner, Coherence among the Northern Hemisphere land, cryosphere, and ocean responses to natural variability and anthropogenic forcing during the satellite era, Earth Sys. Dyn., 7, 717–734, 2016.

Silva, R. A., West, J. J., Lamarque, J.-F., Shindell, D. T., Collins, W. J., Dalsoren, S., Faluvegi, G., Folberth, G., Horowitz, L. W., Nagashima, T., Naik, V., Rumbold, S. T., Sudo, K., Takemura, T., Bergmann, D., Cameron-Smith, P., Cionni, I., Doherty, R. M., Eyring, V., Josse, B., MacKenzie, I. A., Plummer, D., Righi, M., Stevenson, D. S., Strode, S., Szopa, S., and Zengast, G.: The effect of future ambient air pollution on human premature mortality to 2100 using output from the ACCMIP model ensemble, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 9847-9862, doi:10.5194/acp-16-9847-2016, 2016.

Kasoar, M., Voulgarakis, A., Lamarque, J.-F., Shindell, D. T., Bellouin, N., Collins, W. J., Faluvegi, G., and Tsigaridis, K.: Regional and global temperature response to anthropogenic SO2 emissions from China in three climate models, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 9785-9804, doi:10.5194/acp-16-9785-2016, 2016.

Liu, H., M. Fu, X. Jin, Y. Shang, D. Shindell, G. Faluvegi, C. Shindell, K. He, Health and climate impacts of ocean-going vessels in East Asia, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate3083, 2016.

Geller, M. A., T. Zhou, D. Shindell, R. Ruedy, I. Aleinov, L. Nazarenko, N.L. Tausnev, M. Kelley, S. Sun, Y. Cheng, R.D. Field, and G. Faluvegi, Modeling the QBO – Other Model Improvements Resulting from the Required Increased Vertical Resolution, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 8, 1092-1105, 2016.

Lee, Y., D. T. Shindell, G. Faluvegi, and R. W. Pinder, Potential impact of a US climate policy and air quality regulations on future air quality and climate change, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5323-5342, 2016.

Shindell, D. T., Lee, Y., and Faluvegi, G. (2016). Climate and Health Impacts of US Emissions Reductions Consistent with 2°C, Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate2935.

Parrish, D. D., I.E. Galbally, J.-F. Lamarque, V. Naik, L. Horowitz, D.T. Shindell, S.J. Oltmans, R. Derwent, H. Tanimoto, E Brunke, M. Cupeiro. (2016). Seasonal cycles of O3 in the marine boundary layer: Observation and model simulation comparisons, Journal of Geophysical Research, 121, 538-557.

Samset, B. H., G. Myhre, P. Forster, Ø. Hodnebrog, G. Faluvegi, D. Fläschner, M. Kasoar, S. Kharin, A. Kirkevåg, J.-F. Lamarque, D. Olivié, T. Richardson, D. Shindell, K. Shine, T. Takemura, A. Voulgarakis. (2016). Fast and slow precipitation responses to individual climate forcers: A PDRMIP multi-model study, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068064.

Kristiansen, N. I., A. Stohl, D. J. L. Olivié, B. Croft, O. A. Søvde, H. Klein, T. Christoudias, D. Kunkel, S. J. Leadbetter, Y. H. Lee, K. Zhang, K. Tsigaridis, T. Bergman, N. Evangeliou, H. Wang, P.-L. Ma, R. C. Easter, P. J. Rasch, X. Liu, G. Pitari, G. Di Genova, S. Y. Zhao, Y. Balkanski, S. E. Bauer, G. S. Faluvegi, H. Kokkola, R. V. Martin, J. R. Pierce, M. Schulz, D. Shindell, H. Tost, and H. Zhang. (2016). Evaluation of observed and modelled aerosol lifetimes using radioactive tracers of opportunity and an ensemble of 19 global models, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 3525– 3561.

Zhang, S., M. Wang, S. Ghan, A. Ding, H. Wang, K. Zhang, D. Neubauer, U. Lohmann, S. Ferrachat, T. Takeamura, A. Gettelman, H. Morrison, Y. Lee, D. Shindell, D. Partridge, P. Stier, Z. Kipling, and C. Fu. (2016). On the characteristics of aerosol indirect effect based on dynamic regimes in global climate models,Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 2765-2783.

Tang, T., Li, W., and Sun, G.  (2016). Impact of two different types of El Niño events on runoff over the conterminous United States. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 20, 27-37. doi:10.5194/hess-20-27-2016.

Zhang Y., Cooper O., Gaudel, A., Thompson, A. M., Nédélec, P., Ogino, S. Y., West J. J. (2016). Tropospheric ozone change from 1980 to 2010 dominated by equatorward redistribution of emissions. Nature Geoscience. doi:10.1038/ngeo2827.

 Zhang Y., Bowden J., Adelman Z., Naik V., Horowitz L. W., Smith S. J., West J. J. (2016). Co-benefits of global and regional greenhouse gas mitigation on U.S. air quality in 2050, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 9533-9548. doi:10.5194/acp-16-9533-2016.