Climate Change Impacts and Integrated Assessment (CCIIA)

EMF Workshop on Climate Change Impacts and Integrated Assessment

July 27-August 6, 2009

Snowmass, Colorado

July 27 | July 28 | July 29 | July 30 | July 31 | August 5 | August 6


JULY 27, 2009

J. Weyant, Introduction & Workshop Sessions

R. Eckman, Earth Observations Informing Climate & Energy Decision Making

R. O'Connor, IAV at NSF

G. Franco, The Potential Impact of Climate Change to Energy Infrastructure in California: Study Design

G. Schwartz, The Impact of Climate Change on Tomorrow’s Transportation

T. Wilbanks, Urban Vulnerabilities, Impacts, and Adaptation Potentials in Responding to Climate Change

T. Wilbanks, Sectors and Infrastructure: Energy, Coastal, and Transportation

K. Ebi, Urban Impacts and Adaptation

B. Vallario, Overview

R. Pulwarty, Climate Goal Strategy

B. Vallario, DOE’s Integrated Assessment Research: Implications for Understanding Urban Impacts, Adaptations, and Vulnerabilities

V. Burkett, Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability in Urban Coastal Systems


JULY 28, 2009

P. Kinney, Potential Impacts of Climate Change on Air Quality and Human Health

R. Tol, Water, Adaptation and Food

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G. Yohe, London’s Experience

S. Nicholas, Toward climate-resilient communities: Examples from Seattle & King County

K. Ebi, Water, Sanitation, and Health (WSH)

K. Strzepek, Climate change Impacts and Adaptation on Urban Water Resource Management

K. Seto, Climate change and Urban Areas

W. Solecki, Adaptation to Climate Change in New York City



JULY 29, 2009

P. Kirshen, Significant Findings from the Climate’s Long-Term Impacts on Metro Boston (CLIMB) Case Study and Follow-on Research

G. Franco, The Potential Impact of Climate Change to California

C. Field, Extreme events/Fat tails

T. Wilbanks, Crosscutting Issues and Integration: Complex Interactions

N. Grimm, Central Arizona - Phoenix LTER: Urbanization and Global Environmental Change

T. Janetos, Research Directions in Integrated Assessment Modeling

T. Janetos, Thoughts on Urban IAV from an Integrated Assessment Perspective

D. Liverman, Urban Integrated Assessment FacilityAssessment Facility

D. Liverman, London Climate Change Partnership Performance Report: 2005 to 2008

D. Liverman, Governing Climate Change Post-2012: The Role of Global Cities - London



July 30, 2009

EMF, Overview of EMF 22 International Scenarios

J. Weyant, Overview of Integrated Assessment

G. Yohe, Link Between CGM's and IAV's

G. Yohe, Toward an Integrated Framework Derived from a Risk-Management approach to Climate Change

The Handshake Between IAMS and ESMs: IPCC AR5 as a catalyst

R. Richels, Challenges in Climate Change Integrated Assessments-Part 2

H. Jacoby, Beware of Silver Bullets

J. Edmonds, Bioenergy with CO2 Capture and Geologic Storage

G. Meehl, Revolutions and Connections: The brave new post-AR4 world

G. Blanford, Panel Presentation

S. Rose, An incomplete list of key issues (challenges) for IAM & ESM land modeling

K. Jacobs, Perspectives from the "Real World"

L. Mearns, Issues in GCM-IAV Intersections


July 31, 2009

C. Field, WG2 Expectations from AR5

Toward Improved Cosistency in Assessment

Final Questions

O. Edenhofer, The Mitigation of Climate Change New Challenges for AR5

K. Jacobs, More than just talk...Connecting Science and Decisionmaking

D. Liverman, America's Climate Choices? IA/IAV/ESM related lessons

L. Mearns, The Seduction of False Realism: What price resolution of future regional climate?

I. Kraucunas, America's Climate Choices

F. de la Chesnaye, Policymakers and IAM: Be Careful of Walking Around with a Loaded Gun

T. Janetos, Enhancing Responsiveness to User Needs



August 5, 2009

L. Clarke, Overview of Renewable Energy Representations in GCAM

E. Kriegler, The ReMIND Integrated Assessment Model: Treatment of Renewable Energy Technologies & Insights from Model Intercomparisons

E. Ela, Wind Power Integration Studies

K. Karlsson, Integrating wind in the Energy Systems

W. Krewitt, High RES Penetration Scenarios--case studies for Germany and Europe-Middle East/North Africa

D. van Vuuren, Renewables in IMAGE

K. Riahi, Renewable Energy in the MESSAGE Model

K. Riahi and V. Krey, Risk Hedging Strategies under Energy System and Climate Policy Uncertainties - A Stochastic Scenario Anallysis

T. Matsui, Treatment of Renewable Energies in AIM/CGE

H. Jorgensen, Wind Energy Resource Assessment

D. Renne, Status of Solar Resource Assessment Globally

R. Overend, Biomass Bioenergy and Biofuels-Resource Assessment-Status and Issues

P. Denholm, Challenges of Modeling Larg-Scale Deployment of Renewable Energy

W. Short, Modeling and Market Potential of Electricity from Renewable Energy: The Regional Energy Deployment Systems Model (ReEDS)

P. Beibom, All Island Grid Study--Results concerning system operation



August 6, 2009

D. Arent, Modeling Renewable Energy Technologies in IAMs for Mitigating Future Climate Change

R. Schmitt, Assessing the Potential of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC)

L. Clarke, 10,000 Feet through 1,000 Feet: Linking an IAM (GCAM) with a Detailed U.S. Electricity Model (ReEDS)

C. Field, Greater Transportation Energyand GHG Offsets from Bioelectricity than Ethanol

C. Namovicz, NEMS Overview Renewable Electricity Markets

D. Loughlin, Using MARKAL in a Nested Parametric Analysis to Evaluate the Role of Capacity Growth Assumptions

Q. Chai, Modeling RET in China - State of the art and case study

J. Edmonds, Bioenergy, Land Use and Climate Change

J. Reilly, Biofuels, Agriculture and Land-use Change: an IA Application (protected)