Decision support for international climate policy – The PRIMAP emission module

Date Published 2011, August 04

Authors Julia Nabel, Joeri Rogelj, M. Chen Claudine, Kathleen Markmann, David J. H. Gutzmann, Malte Meinshausen

Sound decisions in international climate policy depend on comprehensive and reliable emission data as well as accurate analysis and comparisons of policy proposals. In this context, the emission module of the Potsdam Real-time Integrated Model for the probabilistic Assessment of emission Paths (PRIMAP) has been developed. This article describes its design and functionality.