Back to top


21.04.2024 | News

The EGU24 General Assembly welcomed 20,979 registered attendees, of which 18,388 made their way to Vienna from 116 countries and 2,591 joined online from 109 countries. IAM COMPACT colleagues were also there, presenting work focused mainly on equity, health, gender, and distributional impacts.

  • Xaquín García-Muros et al. explored whether the proposed EU-level polluter pays instruments of the Energy Taxation Directive can be designed to achieve progressive distributional impacts, and identified policy options that ensure they strengthen social justice without undermining it, and thereby remove social barriers (link)
  • Eva Alonso Epelde et al. created MEDUSA - Modelling Equity and DistribUtional impacts for Socioeconomic Analysis, an open access R that allows the development of distributional analyses in isolation or in connection with other models such as GCAM (link)
  • Dirk-Jan Van de Ven et al. used a global integrated assessment model (GCAM) with 10 different income groups for each of the 32 regions to compare several decarbonisation scenarios for passenger transportation (link)
  • Natasha Frilingou et al. applied an empirical dataset of estimated costs of capital differentiated by technology and country and explored stakeholder-driven pathways of (de-)risking investments in clean energy vs. fossil-fuel technologies, using an ensemble of two global integrated assessment models (link)
  • Alaa Al Khourdajie et al. attributed variations across global climate mitigation scenarios to three factors: climate ambition, scenario background and model choice (link)