CERE’s Kelly de Bruin went to Montreal, Canada to write a short paper but as enthusiasm grew, so did the goal and a new model saw the light of day: The Mitigation Adaptation Geo-Engineering Economy (MAGE) model. A model to rule them all, well at least mitigation, adaptation and geo-engineering. Here Kelly tells us more about her visit to Canada and the model.
CERE’s Kelly de Bruin is part of a session taking a closer look at how climate change impacts and adaptation options are assessed in economic terms and modelled within Kelly’s expert area; integrated assessment models (IAM’s).
The Summer School, September 19th-22nd, is organized by the University of Graz, Austria and their Doctoral Programme for Climate Change. They invited students in the process of writing their dissertations within the field of coping with climate change in order to learn and understand processes transferring their research into practical use.
Suggested actions for the Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy Ibrahim Baylan
One of five suggested paths from the IVA project Vägval el is to look upon electricity as an opportunity for industrial development and reduced climate impact.
CERE’s Runar Brännlund participated in the project and in June they handed over their compiled report to the Minister for Policy Coordination and Energy Ibrahim Baylan. Suggested paths;
Path 1: Look upon electricity as a facilitator for industrial development and reduced climate impact Path 2: Provide flexibility for cost-effective development of the power system Path 3: Take more environmental issues in to consideration than climate Path 4: Establish a goal to secure supply in order to maintain the high levels of today Path 5: Strengthen cooperation with the other countries