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Strategies for the development of climate scenarios for impact assessment

P. J. Robinson

Strategies for the development of climate scenarios for impact assessment

phase I final report

by P. J. Robinson

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes.,
  • Ecology -- Effect of climate on -- Research -- United States.,
  • Acclimatization -- Effect of climate on -- Research -- United States.,
  • Adaptation (Biology) -- Effect of climate on -- Research -- United States.,
  • Euthenics -- Effect of climate on -- Research -- United States.,
  • Human beings -- Effect of climate on -- Research -- United States.,
  • Nature and nurture -- Effect of climate on -- Research -- United States.,
  • Environmental impact analysis -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter J. Robinson and Peter L. Finkelstein.
    ContributionsFinkelstein, Peter L., Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15296679M

    climate scenarios for impact assessment. We synthesized the literature that is relevant to this point and to other common misconceptions about the accuracy and utility of climate-change projections. We present both a struc-tured approach and general guidelines for choosing and using climate-change scenarios that recognize the irre-. The SCA’s climate change impact assessment involved a series of internal workshops and expert driven ranking and prioritisation that was informed by an analysis based on primary climate hazard, secondary hazard and implication analysis. Two representative climate change scenarios were developed for the SCA’s.

      The process has two major parts: first, choosing which scenario logics to flesh out, a task that comprises the first five steps, and second, telling the actual story, its implications and early indicators, which comprise the remaining steps. A full-blown scenario planning project usually takes three or four months. DG Climate Action uses a wide range of mathematical models, tools and methods to evaluate the potential economic, social and environmental consequences of its policy proposals (impact assessment).. EU Reference Scenario. The EU Reference Scenario is a projection of economic activity and energy, transport and emissions trends in the EU and its Member States, assuming current .

      The use of land, energy and water can contribute to climate change, which, in turn, affects the systems that provide those resources. Efficient resource management can limit climate Cited by: 3. The Climate Change Impact Assessment will be reviewed in light of any feedback and comment received through the public consultation process and lessons learned from the pilot. 4. It is intended that the Climate Change Impact Assessment will comprise a module or sub-component of the wider Triple Bottom Line Assessment Framework. 5.


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Strategies for the development of climate scenarios for impact assessment by P. J. Robinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

In order to create a strategy for the development of climate scenarios for use in impact assessment, potential techniques of development were reviewed and the information needs of potential users assessed. vailable techniques were assessed through literature reviews and consultations with scenario development experts.

echniques were divided into ten modules, groups of techniques with similar methodologies, input requirements. Get this from a library. Strategies for the development of climate scenarios for impact assessment: phase I final report. [P J Robinson; Peter L Finkelstein; Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory (U.S.)].

According to this approach, the steps of impact assessment are repeated three times to assess the feasibility of the study, the biophysical impacts, and the socioeconomic impacts, respectively.

Author: Martin L. Parry. Second, various methodologies to assess the impacts of climate extremes are presented, along with respective case studies, using state-of-the-art empirical, data-driven impact assessment methods, process-oriented impact models, or a combination of both (e.g., Chapters 7–11).

The majority of climate change impact assessments focus on potential impacts at the local ⁄ regional scale. Climate change scenarios with a fine spatial resolution are essential components of these assessments. Scenarios must be designed with the goals of the assessment in mind.

Climate Change Impact Assessment Our expert climatologists and meteorologists conduct science-based climate variability and change analysis and assess the impact on key sectors such as water and agriculture, and analyze its effects on people and livelihoods. IPCC-TGICA, General Guidelines on the Use of Scenario Data for Climate Impact and Adaptation Assessment.

Version 2. Prepared by T.R. Carter on behalf of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Task Group on Data and Scenario Support for Impact and Climate Assessment File Size: KB. Socio-economic scenarios for climate change impact assessment: a guide This report should be referenced as follows: UK Climate Impacts Programme, (), Socio-economic scenarios for climate change impact assessment: a guide to their use in the UK Climate.

2 A GUIDE FOR ASSESSING CLIMATE CHANGE RISK. This paper offers an analytic framework that looks at types of risks, the types of assets that need protecting, and poten- tial damages a city may face, resulting in a guide that can be used to set priorities for developing a resilience strategy and implementing projects.

Carter, T. et al. General Guidelines on the Use of Scenario Data for Climate Impact and Adaptation Assessment (Task Group on Data and Scenario Support for Impact and Climate Assessment (TGICA.

Finally, this book provides the quantitative model to assess scenarios for climate mitigation and their associated costs and economic impacts for the formulation of a national strategy for an effective and sustainable set of climate change mitigation measures.

Framework in India to Address Climate Change and Development of Methodology for Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment by G.J. Lingaraj, Himani Upadhyay, Sambita Ghosh, Sneha Balakrishnan, Arabinda Mishra, Suruchi Bhadwal, and Sreeja Nair, all: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).

The climate change impacts case study shows that future climatic effects on power infrastructure can be significant, but are highly regionally variable. The climate adaptation assessment illustrates that a risk-based decision support can be used to develop cost-effective climate adaptation strategies, reducing climate-related opportunity costs.

• Risk assessment considered scenarios of basins and leachate ponds not being designed to cope with projected rainfall and runoff • Process resulted in a revised design, of sufficient capacity • Ensuring adequate land was available in the future Environmental Impact Assessment and Climate Change.

ENHANCING CAPACITY FOR LOW EMISSION DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES DEVELOPMENT IMPACT ASSESSMENT (DIA) CASE STUDY: SOUTH AFRICA May Sadie Cox, Kathleen Nawaz, and Debra Sandor. EC-LEDS is managed by the U.S.

Agency for International Development (USAID) and Department of State with support from the U.S. Department of Energy, U.S.

Environmental. CLIMATE CHANGE I CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS, vULNERABILITy AND ADAPTATION IN ZIMBABWE I IIED Climate Change Working Paper No. 3 Acknowledgements This working paper draws on research conducted as part of the Meeting Information and Advocacy Needs for Climate Change Adaptation in Zimbabwe project funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development File Size: KB.

Integrating climate change adaptation into the Environmental Impact Assessment 12 Step 1: scoping climate change adaptation into the Environmental Impact Assessment 14 The basics: climate change adaptation during scoping 14 Defining the boundaries of the climate change assessment 15 Climate Smart Strategy.

The Climate Smart Strategy is a set of policies, strategies and near-term actions to guide how the region moves forward to integrate reducing greenhouse gas emissions with ongoing efforts to create the future we want for our region.

Viewpoint Scenarios for climate impact and adaptation assessment Martin Parry*,1 The Jackson Environment Institute, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK Amongst the most important gaps in our current knowledge of the potential effectsof greenhouse-induced climate change are: (a) an insufficient.

The objective of the strategic assessment of climate change is to provide guidance to proponents and others on information requirements related to climate change throughout the impact assessment process. It will also clarify how the Agency or lifecycle regulators, with support from expert federal authorities, will review and analyze this information.

LOW-EMISSION CLIMATE-RESILIENT DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FLOWCHART 13 Step 1: Develop a Multi-Stakeholder Planning Process 14 Step 2: Prepare Climate Change Profiles and Vulnerability Scenarios 15 Step 3: Identify Strategic Options Leading to Low-Emission Climate-Resilient Development Trajectories The generalized results of the climate change impact assessment on the forest sector show that when the GISS and UKMO scenarios are implemented, the revenues of the forest sector of Ukraine will increase by % and %, respectively, while under GFGL and CCCM scenarios revenues will decrease by % and %, respectively.

This study investigates an interdisciplinary scenario analysis to assess the potential impacts of climate, land use/cover and population changes on future water availability and demand in the Srepok River basin, a trans-boundary basin.

Based on the output from a high-resolution Regional Climate Model (ECHAM 4, Scenarios A2 and B2) developed by the Southeast Asia—System for Cited by: