Articles | Volume 14, issue 5
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 3007–3036, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-3007-2021
Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 3007–3036, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-3007-2021

Model description paper 27 May 2021

Model description paper | 27 May 2021

FaIRv2.0.0: a generalized impulse response model for climate uncertainty and future scenario exploration

Nicholas J. Leach et al.

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This paper presents an update of the FaIR simple climate model, which can estimate the impact of anthropogenic greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions on the global climate. This update aims to significantly increase the structural simplicity of the model, making it more understandable and transparent. This simplicity allows it to be implemented in a wide range of environments, including Excel. We suggest that it could be used widely in academia, corporate research, and education.