Deliverables & Publications

Work Package 1 – Empirical assessment of the effectiveness of past and existing policies


Berger, L., and Emmerling, J., 2017: Welfare as Simple(x) Equity Equivalents. FEEM Nota Di Lavoro. Milan: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, March 2017

Bezerra et al., 2017, The power of light: socio-economic and environmental implications of  rural electrification program in Brazil. Environ. Res. Lett., Vol 12, 9. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa7bdd

Cherp, A., Vinichenko, V., Jewell, J., Suzuki, M. and Antal, M., 2017: Comparing electricity transitions: A historical analysis of nuclear, wind and solar power in Germany and Japan. Energy Policy Vol 101 612-628. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2016.10.044

Guo, F. and Pachauri, S., 2017: China’s Green Lights Program: A review and assessment. Energy Policy Vol 110 31–39. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2017.08.002 (open access via IIASA PURE repository)

Pahle, M., Pachauri, S. and Steinbacher, K., 2016: Can the Green Economy deliver it all? Experiences of renewable energy policies with socio-economic objectives. Applied Energy 179, 1331-1341 doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.06.073 (open access via IIASA PURE repository)

Rao, N. and Pachauri, S., 2017:  Energy access and living standards: some observations on recent trends. Environmental Research Letters 12 025011 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa5b0d

Conti, M. L., Mancusi, F., Sanna-Randaccio, R., Sestini, E., Verdolini 2018: Transition towards a green economy in Europe: Innovation and knowledge integration in the renewable energy sector, Research Policydoi: 10.1016/j.respol.2018.07.007 (open access via ResearchGate repository)

Work Package 2 – Assessment of international country pledges, national action plans and development policies


D2.1 Climate mitigation policies in the context of sustainable development

D2.1 Protocol Excel spreadsheet (2018 version) – all policies considered for model implementation

D2.1 Protocol Excel spreadsheet (2017 version) – all policies considered for model implementation


Rogelj, J., Fricko, O., Meinshausen, M., Krey, V., Zilliacus, J., & Riahi, K., 2017: Understanding the origin of Paris Agreement emission uncertainties. Nature Communications 15748 doi: 10.1038/ncomms15748

Rogelj, J., den Elzen, M., Höhne, N., Fransen, T., Fekete, H., Winkler, H., Schaeffer, R., Sha, F., Riahi, K. and Meinshausen, M., 2016: Paris Agreement climate proposals need a boost to keep warming well below 2 °C. Nature 534, 631-639 doi: 10.1038/nature18307 (open access via IIASA PURE repository)

Rochedo, P., Soares-Filho, B., Schaeffer, R., Viola, E., Szklo, A., Lucena, A., Koberle, A., Leroy Davis, J., Rajão, R., & Rathmann, R., 2018: The threat of political bargaining to climate mitigation in Brazil. Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/s41558-018-0213-y (open access via Zenodo repository)

Iacobuta, G., Dubash, N., Upadhyaya, P., Deribe, M., & Höhne, N., 2018: National climate change mitigation legislation, strategy and targets: a global update, Climate Policy, 18:9, 1114-1132, doi: 10.1080/14693062.2018.1489772

Roelfsema, M., Fekete, H., Höhne, N., den Elzen, M., Forsell, N., Kuramochi, T., de Coninck, H., & van Vuuren, D., 2018: Reducing global GHG emissions by replicating successful sector examples: the ‘good practice policies’ scenario, Climate Policy, 18:9, 1103-1113, doi: 10.1080/14693062.2018.1481356

Work Package 3 – Coherent national and global low-carbon development pathways

Global model protocol

Global low-carbon development pathways protocol second round – June 2017

Rogelj, J., et al. 2018: Scenarios towards limiting global mean temperature increase below 1.5 °C.  Nature Climate Change doi: 10.1038/s41558-018-0091-3

Kriegler et al. 2018: Pathways limiting warming to 1.5°C: a tale of turning around in no time? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, doi: 10.1098/rsta.2016.0457

Luderer, G., Vrontisi, Z., Bertram, C., Edelenbosch, O. Y., Pietzcker, R. C., Rogelj, J., De Boer, H. S., Drouet, L., Emmerling, J., Fricko, O., Fujimori, S., Havlík, P., Iyer, G., Keramidas, K., Kitous, A., Pehl, M., Krey, V., Riahi, K., Saveyn, B., Tavoni, M., Van Vuuren, D.P., Kriegler, E., 2018: Residual fossil CO2 emissions in 1.5-2°C pathways. Nature Climate Change doi: 10.1038/s41558-018-0198-6 (open access via IIASA PURE repository)

Vishwanathan, S., Garg, A., Tiwari V., & Shukla, P., 2018: India in 2 °C and well below 2 °C worlds: Opportunities and challenges, Carbon Management, doi: 10.1080/17583004.2018.1476588

Krey V., Guo F., Kolp P., Zhou W., Schaeffer R., Awasthy A., Bertram C., De Boer H. S., Fragkos P., Fujimori S., He C., Iyer G., Keramidas K., Koberle A., Oshiro K., Aleluia Reis L., Shoai-Tehranin B., Vishwanathan S. et al. 2018: Looking under the hood: A comparison of techno-economic assumptions across national and global integrated assessment models, Energy, doi: 10.1016/

Work Package 4 – Climate change as part of the broader development agenda – Systematic assessment of synergies and trade-offs between multiple policy objectives


Fricko, O., Parkinson, S., Johnson, N., Strubegger, M., van Vliet, M. and Riahi, K., 2016: Energy sector water use implications of a 2°C climate policy. Environmental Research Letters 11 034011 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034011

von Stechow, C., Minx, J., Riahi, K., Jewell, J., McCollum, D., Callaghan, M., Bertram, C., Luderer, G. and Baiocchi, G., 2016: 2°C and SDGs: united they stand, divided they fall? Environmental Research Letters 11 034022 doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/11/3/034022

Emmerling, J., Groom B., and Wettingfeld, T, 2017: Discounting and the Representative Median Agent. Economics Letters 161 78-81 doi: 10.1016/j.econlet.2017.09.031 (open access via LSE repository)

Rao, N., et al. 2017: Improving poverty and inequality modeling in climate research. Nature Climate Change. 7, 857-862 doi: 10.1038/s41558-017-0004-x (open access via IIASA PURE repository)

Rao N and Pachauri S. 2017: Energy access and living standards: some observations on recent trends. Environmental Research Letters 12 (2) doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa5b0d.

Rafaj, P. and Amann, M., 2018: Decomposing Air Pollutant Emissions in Asia: Determinants and Projections. energies 11 1299 doi: 10.3390/en11051299

Portugal-Pereira, J., Koberle, A., Lucena, A. F. P., Rochedo, P. R. R., Império, M. Monteiro Carsalade, A., Schaeffer, R., and Rafaj, P., 2018: Interactions between global climate change strategies and local air pollution: lessons learnt from the expansion of the power sector in Brazil, Climatic Change, 148 1-2, doi: 10.1007/s10584-018-2193-3

McCollum, D., Zhou, W., Bertram, C., de Boer, H-S., Bosetti, V., Busch, S., Després, J., Drouet, L., Emmerling, J., Fay, M., Fricko, O., Fujimori, S., Gidden, M., Harmsen, M., Huppmann, D., Iyer, G., Krey, V., Kriegler, E., Nicolas, C., Pachauri, S., Parkinson, S., Poblete-Cazenave, M., Rafaj, P., Rao, N., Rozenberg, J., Schmitz, A., Schoepp, W., van Vuuren, D., & Riahi, K., 2018: Energy investment needs for fulfilling the Paris Agreement and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, Nature Energy, doi: 10.1038/s41560-018-0179-z (open access via IIASA PURE repository)

Reis, L., Drouet, L., Van Dingenen, R., and Emmerling, J., 2018: Future Global Air Quality Indices under Different Socioeconomic and Climate Assumptions, Sustainability, 10(10), 3645, >doi: 10.3390/su10103645

Fujimori S., Hasegawa T., Rogelj J,, Su X., Havlik P., Krey V., Takahashi K., Riahi K., 2018: Inclusive climate change mitigation and food security policy under 1.5°C climate goal. Environmental Research Letters 13 (7) doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aad0f7

Parkinson S, Krey V , Huppmann D , Kahil T, McCollum D, Fricko O , Byers E , Gidden M, et al., 2019: Balancing clean water-climate change mitigation tradeoffs. Environmental Research Letters 14 (1) doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aaf2a3

Li N, Chen W, Rafaj P, Kiesewetter G, Schöpp W, Wang H, Zhang H, Krey V, Riahi K, 2019: Air Quality Improvement Co-benefits of Low-Carbon Pathways toward Well Below the 2 °C Climate Target in China. Environmental Science & Technology 53 (10) doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b06948


D4.1 Report on model harmonisation and development to represent multiple policy objectives

Work Package 5 – Future policies and related implementation challenges and opportunities


Ricke, K., Drouet, L., Caldeira K., and Tavoni, M., 2018: Country-level Social Cost of Carbon, Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/ s41558-018-0282-y (open access via ResearchGate repository)

Zhou, W., McCollum, D., Fricko O., Gidden M., Huppmann D., Krey V., Riahi K, 2019: A comparison of low carbon investment needs between China and Europe in stringent climate policy scenarios, Environmental Research Letters, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab0dd8

Work Package 6 – Capacity building, dissemination and stakeholder engagement


D6.2 Dissemination and communication plan

Work Package 7 – Project management


D7.2 Data management plan