There are important interactions between the emissions of air pollutants, long-lived greenhouse gases, and short-lived climate pollutants, and many of the available mitigation options affect multiple substances at the same time. MAG looked specifically at options for Asia  .
On the request of the European Parliament, MAG explored the co-benefits of the recently adopted EU climate policy on the clean air policy package proposed by the European Commission . The interplay between was analyzed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences .
 Zhang S, Worrell E, Crijns-Graus W, Wagner F, Cofala J (2014). Co-benefits of energy efficiency improvement and air pollution abatement in the Chinese iron and steel industry. Energy, 78:333-345 (15 December 2014) (Published online 31 October 2014).
 Lund MT, Berntsen TK, Heyes C, Klimont Z, Samset BH (2014). Global and regional climate impacts of black carbon and co-emitted species from the on-road diesel sector. Atmospheric Environment, 98:50-58 (December 2014) (Published online 14 August 2014).
 Amann M, Borken-Kleefeld J, Cofala J, Hettelingh J-P, Heyes C, Hoeglund-Isaksson L, Holland M, Kiesewetter G, Klimont Z, Rafaj P, Posch M, Sander R, Schoepp W, Wagner F, Winiwarter W (2014). The final policy scenarios of the EU Clean Air Policy Package. TSAP Report #11, V1.1a (Editor: M. Amann), DG-Environment of the European Commission, Belgium (November 2014).
 Rogelj J, Schaeffer M, Meinshausen M, Shindell DT, Hare W, Klimont Z, Velders GJM, Amann M, Schellnhuber HJ (2014). Disentangling the effects of CO2 and short-lived climate forcer mitigation. PNAS, 111(46):16325-16330 (18 November 2014) (Published online 3 November 2014).
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