2 °C and 1.5 °C scenarios and possibilities of limiting the use of BECCS and bio-energy

Esmeijer K, den Elzen M, Gernaat D, van Vuuren D, Doelman J, Keramidas K, Tchung-Ming S, Despres J, et al. (2018). 2 °C and 1.5 °C scenarios and possibilities of limiting the use of BECCS and bio-energy. PBL Publishers , The Hague, Netherlands.

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Abstract

This report presents a set of scenarios that limit global warming to below 2 °C and 1.5 °C, by either using full-technology reduction options as included in the IMAGE and POLES models, or by limiting the use of bio-energy in energy production and combining it with carbon capture and storage. Under these scenarios, global emission reductions by 2050 will be between about 50% and 65% for the 2 °C target and 70% to 80% for 1.5 °C, compared to 1990 levels.

Item Type: Other
Research Programs: Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM)
Depositing User: Luke Kirwan
Date Deposited: 18 Dec 2018 12:07
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2018 12:07
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/15644

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