24 August 2017 - 25 August 2017
IIASA, Laxenburg

Atmospheric Pollution in the Asia Pacific: Science-based Solutions Modeller's Workshop

Workshop on policy scenarios for the UNEP/CCAC assessment of the Atmospheric Pollution in the Asian Pacific.

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The United Nations Environment Programme/UN Environment (UNEP) together with the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) is jointly developing a regional assessment report on atmospheric pollution in Asia Pacific. The report aims to support national efforts to address air pollution in the Asia Pacific by providing actionable options for tackling air pollution in the context of sustainable development. 

For this purpose, IIASA’s Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases programme will use its GAINS (Greenhouse gas – Air pollution Interactions and Synergies) model to identify a package of measures that bring the greatest benefits for human health, crop yields, climate, environment as well as socioeconomic development, and contribute to achieve some of the key Sustainable Development Goals.

At the workshop the authors of the report discuss and agree on the design of the policy scenarios.


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CONTACT DETAILS

Markus Amann

Program Director

Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases

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PUBLICATIONS

Akimoto H, Kurokawa J, Sudo K, Nagashima T, Takemura T, Klimont Z, Amann M, & Suzuki K (2015). SLCP co-control approach in East Asia: Tropospheric ozone reduction strategy by simultaneous reduction of NOx/NMVOC and methane. Atmospheric Environment 122: 588-595. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.10.003.

Chen F, Yamashita K, Kurokawa J, & Klimont Z (2015). Cost-benefit analysis of reducing premature mortality caused by exposure to ozone and PM2.5 in East Asia in 2020. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 226 (4): 108-125. DOI:10.1007/s11270-015-2316-7.

Wang SX, Zhao B, Cai SY, Klimont Z, Nielsen CP, Morikawa T, Woo J-H, Kim Y, et al. (2014). Emission trends and mitigation options for air pollutants in East Asia. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14 (13): 6571-6603. DOI:10.5194/acp-14-6571-2014.

Carmichael GR, Sakurai T, Streets D, Hozumi Y, Ueda H, Park SU, Fung C, Han Z, et al. (2008). MICS-Asia II: The model intercomparison study for Asia Phase II methodology and overview of findings. Atmospheric Environment 42 (15): 3468-3490. DOI:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2007.04.007.

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