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AVOID 1: Dangerous Climate Change Assessment Project Final Report

March 31, 2011
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The 1992 UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) commits signatories to achieving a “stabilisation of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”, leaving unspecified the level of global warming that is “dangerous” (Oppenheimer and Petsonk […]

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AVOID 1: Final report of the AVOID UK-USA workshop on avoiding dangerous climate change

March 29, 2011
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The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change states that participating nations should seek to “avoid dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system.” In response, participating nations are planning and undertaking a wide variety of mitigation and adaptation actions, and investigation of options for mitigating and adapting to […]

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AVOID 1: The economic costs of mitigation: Results from Year 1 of the AVOID programme

August 9, 2010
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This report describes the results of the economic costs of mitigation from research conducted in the first year of the AVOID programme. It should be read along with the AVOID reports Costs of different paths toward a low carbon world (AV/WS2/D1/R4).

Key outcomes / non-technical […]

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AVOID 1: Simulation of AVOIDed impacts on crop productivity and food security

August 5, 2010
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This report describes an assessment of the effects of climate policy on the crop productivity and food security. The study had two components. The first used a crop simulation model to simulate the effect of climate change on maize productivity. The second used these results, with earlier simulations […]

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AVOID 1: Assessment of Mitigation Scenarios, Technologies and Hedges against Uncertainty – UK Carbon Capture and Storage activity in the next decade

August 5, 2010
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This report covers CCS issues that have long-term impacts but which would be timely to address in the near term. It complements the review of advanced CCS technologies also undertaken in this AVOID P project, which covers topics likely to be more relevant in the longer term […]