OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050 (2012) project

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Website: http://www.oecd.org/environment/oecdenvironmentaloutlookto2050theconsequencesofinaction.htm; http://www.pbl.nl/en/publications/2012/oecd-environmental-outlook-to-2050
Application type: 1. Global integrated assessment
Role of IMAGE framework: IMAGE was used to develop the environmental baseline according to the economic projections of the OECD economic model ENV Linkages, and to analyse selected policy intervention cases.
Summary: The Environmental Outlook to 2050 looks ahead to the year 2050 to ascertain what demographic and economic trends might mean for the environment. It concludes that urgent action is needed now, so that the significant costs of inaction can be avoided, both in economic and human terms.
Partner(s): OECD
Key publication(s): OECD, 2012
Reference(s): Kram and Stehfest, 2012;
Referred by: Drivers, Human development, Livestock systems, Water