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Climate change 2014 : mitigation of climate change
This is the third part of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — Climate Change 2013/2014 — and was prepared by its Working Group III. The volumeExpand
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Growth in emission transfers via international trade from 1990 to 2008
Despite the emergence of regional climate policies, growth in global CO2 emissions has remained strong. From 1990 to 2008 CO2 emissions in developed countries (defined as countries withExpand
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Guidance Note for Lead Authors of the IPCC Fifth Assessment Report on Consistent Treatment of Uncertainties
These guidance notes are intended to assist Lead Authors of the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) in the consistent treatment of uncertainties across all three Working Groups. These notes define a commonExpand
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Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is perceived as the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. In the 23 years since its founding, it has become a keyExpand
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Integration costs revisited – An economic framework for wind and solar variability ☆
The integration of wind and solar generators into power systems causes “integration costs” – for grids, balancing services, more flexible operation of thermal plants, and reduced utilization of theExpand
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Renewable energy sources and climate change mitigation : special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Foreword Preface Summary for policymakers Technical summary 1. Renewable energy and climate change 2. Bioenergy 3. Direct solar energy 4. Geothermal energy 5. Hydropower 6. Ocean energy 7. WindExpand
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The economics of low stabilization: Model comparison of mitigation strategies and costs
This study gives a synthesis of a model comparison assessing the technological feasibility and economic consequences of achieving greenhouse gas concentration targets that are sufficiently low toExpand
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System LCOE: What are the Costs of Variable Renewables?
LCOE (levelized costs of electricity) are a common metric for comparing power generating technologies. However, there is criticism particularly towards evaluating variable renewables like wind andExpand
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The impact of technological change on climate protection and welfare: Insights from the model MIND
Abstract Avoiding dangerous climate change is likely to require policies to mitigate CO2 emissions that are substantially more ambitious than those currently being considered. For such policies, theExpand
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The IPCC AR5 guidance note on consistent treatment of uncertainties: a common approach across the working groups
A guidance note for authors of the Fifth Assessment Report, which is currently under development, is the application of a common framework with associated calibrated uncertainty language that can be used to characterize findings of the assessment process. Expand
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