Determinants of emissions pathways in the coupled climate-social system.

  title={Determinants of emissions pathways in the coupled climate-social system.},
  author={Frances C. Moore and Katherine Lacasse and Katharine J. Mach and Yoon Ah Shin and Louis J. Gross and Brian Beckage},
The ambition and effectiveness of climate policies will be essential in determining greenhouse gas emissions and, as a consequence, the scale of climate change impacts1,2. However, the socio-politico-technical processes that will determine climate policy and emissions trajectories are treated as exogenous in almost all climate change modelling3,4. Here we identify relevant feedback processes documented across a range of disciplines and connect them in a stylized model of the climate-social… 
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