A New Framework for Global Scenarios for Climate Change Research

Sunday, 16 February 2014
Columbus IJ (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Brian C. O'Neill , NCAR, Boulder, CO
This presentation will sketch a new framework developed by the climate research community to develop and integrate projections of future climate change outcomes and societal development pathways. The societal development pathways were identified in order to span a range of challenges to both mitigation of and adaptation to climate change. A set of five new storylines describing alternative global and regional development pathways will be discussed.