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Mapping the road ahead

Research into climate change mitigation and adaptation has been hindered by a disconnect between climate science and socio-economic studies. The development of a new set of climate forcing pathways could prove to be the first step towards integrated analyses of policies and impacts.

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Figure 1: Conceptual diagram for the development of new, integrated scenarios of climate change.


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O'Neill, B., Schweizer, V. Mapping the road ahead. Nature Clim Change 1, 352–353 (2011).

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