The role of Asia in mitigating climate change: Results from the Asia modeling exercise

Calvin K, Clarke L, Krey V, Blanford GJ, Jiang K, Kainuma M, Kriegler E, Luderer G, et al. (2012). The role of Asia in mitigating climate change: Results from the Asia modeling exercise. Energy Economics 34 (3): S251-S260. DOI:10.1016/j.eneco.2012.09.003.

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Abstract

In 2010, Asia accounted for 60% of global population, 39% of Gross World Product, 44% of global energy consumption and nearly half of the world's energy system CO2 emissions. Thus, Asia is an important region to consider in any discussion of climate change or climate change mitigation. This paper explores the role of Asia in mitigating climate change, by comparing the results of 23 energy-economy and integrated assessment models. We focus our analysis on seven key areas: base year data, future energy use and emissions absent climate policy, the effect of urban and rural development on future energy us and emissions, the role of technology in emissions mitigation, regional emissions mitigation, and national climate policies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Asia; Climate change; Integrated assessment tools
Research Programs: Energy (ENE)
Bibliographic Reference: Energy Economics; 34(Suppl.3):S251-S260 (December 2012) (Published online 13 September 2012)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 08:46
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2016 13:16
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/9868

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