Two Major International Assessments Released

Atmospheric Brown Clouds Regional Assessment Report

Atmospheric Brown Clouds: Regional Assessment Report with Focus on Asia (2008)
Summary: Summary for Policy Makers and Technical Summary

UNEP Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone

Black Carbon and Methane reductions receive global support. Dr. Ramanathan served as vice chair for this report commissioned by UNEP. Link: Full Piece (.pdf)
See also: articles appearing in The Economist, "Climate Change in Black and White", February 17, 2011, and Climate Wire, "Former President Clinton wades back into the climate debate", February 25, 2011.