Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary

Integrated Assessment


About the Cyberlibrary

The Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary was developed by Mick Kelly and Sarah Granich on behalf of the Stockholm Environment Institute and the International Institute for Environment and Development, with sponsorship from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency.

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Model Visualization and Analysis for Climate Change Integrated Assessment
Model Visualization and Analysis for Climate Change Integrated Assessment

Integrated climate assessment — selected resources in the Tiempo Climate Cyberlibrary and on the web

In the Cyberlibrary

Anne de la Vega-Leinert summarizes an integrated modelling project intended to improve understanding of the impacts of sea-level rise. Published March 2003

Action Plan for Africa
Marcel Kok summarizes the action plan that resulted from a workshop on integrated assessment for climate change in Africa. Published December 1999

Participation in Integrated Assessment
Stewart Cohen describes a collaborative scientist-stakeholder approach for effective integrated assessment. Published December 1999

Integrated Assessment and Adaptation
Ferenc Toth outlines the potential use of integrated assessment at the regional level for more effective adaptation analysis. Published December 1999

Integrated Assessment and Mitigation
Peter Zhou discusses the role of integrated assessment in assessing mitigation priorities for Africa. Published December 1999

On the Web

The Climate Framework for Uncertainty, Negotiation and Distribution (FUND) is a so-called integrated assessment model of climate change. FUND was originally set-up to study the role of international capital transfers in climate policy, but it soon evolved into a test-bed for studying impacts of climate change in a dynamic context, and it is now often used to perform cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analyses of greenhouse gas emission reduction policies, to study equity of climate change and climate policy, and to support game-theoretic investigations into international environmental agreements.

Integrated Assessment Of Climate Change: Model Visualization and Analysis
Model Visualization and Analysis for Climate Change Integrated Assessment supports the community of researchers and policy analysts involved in modeling and assessing the impacts and policy implications of climate and global environmental change. The website provides access to data from climate change research, as well as citations and information related to these efforts. It also provides access to geospatial data relevant to climate change.

New Directions in the Economics and Integrated Assessment of Global Climate Change
New Directions in the Economics and Integrated Assessment of Global Climate Change, from the Pew Center on Global Climate Change, critiques the assumptions underlying most current integrated assessment and suggest ways that new and improved models could provide greater insights into climate policies. Published October 2000

Ramsar Factsheets on Wetlands Ecosystem Services
Factsheets of Wetlands Ecosystem Services, from Ramsar, profile the benefits people obtain from wetlands ecosystems. They illustrate the great diversity of ecosystem services delivered by wetlands and their values.

Autogenerated: 15 May 2015

Bright Ideas

GE cuts solar costs

General Electric plans to cut solar installation costs by half

Project 90 by 2030

Project 90 by 2030 supports South African school children and managers reduce their carbon footprint through its Club programme

Smart street lighting

Bath & North East Somerset Council in the United Kingdom has installed smart LED carriageway lighting that automatically adjusts to light and traffic levels

Longwood Gardens

The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the American Public Gardens Association are mounting an educational exhibit at Longwood Gardens showing the link between temperature and planting zones

Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers

The energy-efficient Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers hotel is powered by renewable and sustainable sources, including integrated solar photovoltaics and guest-powered bicycles

El Hierro

El Hierro, one of the Canary Islands, plans to generate 80 per cent of its energy from renewable sources

Remarkables Primary School green roof

The green roof on the Remarkables Primary School in New Zealand reduces stormwater runoff, provides insulation and doubles as an outdoor classroom

Weather Info for All

The Weather Info for All project aims to roll out up to five thousand automatic weather observation stations throughout Africa


SolSource turns its own waste heat into electricity or stores it in thermal fabrics, harnessing the sun's energy for cooking and electricity for low-income families

Wave House

The Wave House uses vegetation for its architectural and environmental qualities, and especially in terms of thermal insulation

Mbale compost-processing plant

The Mbale compost-processing plant in Uganda produces cheaper fertilizer and reduces greenhouse gas emissions

Frito-Lay Casa Grande

At Casa Grande, Frito-Lay has reduced energy consumption by nearly a fifth since 2006 by, amongst other things, installing a heat recovery system to preheat cooking oil

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Updated: May 15th 2015