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climate change scenarios primer

Climate Change Scenario Primer

This interactive primer explains what climate change scenarios are and how they are connected to socioeconomics, energy and land use, emissions, climate change and climate impacts.

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Figure SPM.5 from page 9 of the IPCC AR5 Summary for Policymakers

10 things IPCC scenarios

This article looks at the meaning and purpose of scenarios in the current IPCC Framework and provides answers to 10 of the most frequently asked questions, written in an accessible style.

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50b7860bbb9f3energy - climate adaptation.

ClimateCost- TPBN 4

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50b77aa82da41river-floods - climate adaptation.

ClimateCost- TPBN 3

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50b763f292ee5extreme-outcomes-pic - climate adaptation.

ClimateCost- TPBN 1

Key Messages Analysis of the future impacts and economic costs of climate change requires climate models. These models require inputs of future greenhouse gas emissions, based on modelled...
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50b7555277414extreme-outcomes-pic - climate adaptation.

ClimateCost- TPBN 7

Key Messages Extreme outcomes refer to near-catastrophic events and processes that would push the climate system into undesirable states. While highly uncertain, major discontinuities of this...
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50b794b0448d5ancillary-air-quality-benefits - climate adaptation.

ClimateCost- TPBN 6

Key Messages Mitigation policy has a beneficial effect in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, because it introduces cleaner fuels and improves energy efficiency. These mitigation measures...
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50b790ef2d828health - climate adaptation.

ClimateCost- TPBN 5

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Forest fire

Future impacts of climate change on forests

Even though the extent of future climate change remains largely uncertain, forests will be impacted to a certain degree under all future emissions scenarios.

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