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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Markus Amann

Program Director

Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases

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