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Bas van Ruijven is a Senior Research Scholar with the Energy (ENE) program at IIASA and co-chair of the International Committee On New Integrated Climate change assessment Scenarios (ICONICS). He holds an MSc in Environmental Science (2004) and a PhD in Energy Science (2008) from Utrecht University in the Netherlands. From 2011 to 2017, Dr. van Ruijven worked as Project Scientist with the Integrated Assessment Modeling group at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO, USA. During 2016/2017, he was also a Visiting Scholar and Research Scientist at the Boston University Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Before moving to the USA in 2011, Dr. van Ruijven was a Policy Researcher at the IMAGE Integrated Assessment Modeling group at the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL). During his PhD research, he was a visiting researcher at Chalmers University in Gothenburg, Sweden, the Indira Gandhi Institute for Development Research in Mumbai, and the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. Dr. van Ruijven played a leading role in several Integrated Assessment Model comparison projects, such as the Asian Modeling Exercise (AME) and the Latin America Modeling Project (LAMP). He has been a lead author for UNEP's Global Environmental Outlook 4 and the Global Energy Assessment (GEA).
Dr. van Ruijven's research interests cover a wide range of topics, from energy and technology scenarios to energy transitions in developing countries and the impacts of climate change. Current projects include the analysis of climate change impacts on energy demand across climate models and socioeconomic scenarios and a global analysis of the role of electricity interconnections in greenhouse gas mitigation. Dr. van Ruijven also works on the guidance of mitigation scenarios for financial sector analysts. As part of the NAVIGATE project, dr. van Ruijven works on developing models for the projection of energy demand from buildings. As part of the Horizon 2020 project ENGAGE, which is led by the IIASA Energy Program, dr. van Ruijven works on assessing the co-benefits and trade-offs of climate policies for other Sustainable Development Goals.
Last update: 29-MAY-2019
Zi-Jian Z, Xiao-Tong C, Chang-Yi L, Fang Y, Xin T, Yang Z, Han H, Chao W, et al. (2020). Global climate damage in 2°C and 1.5°C scenarios based on BCC_SESM model in IAM framework. Advances in Climate Change Research DOI:10.1016/j.accre.2020.09.008. (In Press)
Schweizer VJ, Ebi KL, van Vuuren DP, Jacoby HD, Riahi K , Strefler J, Takahashi K, van Ruijven B, et al. (2020). Integrated Climate-Change Assessment Scenarios and Carbon Dioxide Removal. One Earth 3 (2): 166-172. DOI:10.1016/j.oneear.2020.08.001.
van Ruijven B & Min J (2020). The MESSAGEix-GLOBIOM model and scenarios for transition risk analysis. IIASA Report. Laxenburg, Austria: IIASA
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Kirman A, Dellink R, Chateau J, Barnes S, Rovenskaya E, Dieckmann U , van Ruijven B, Riahi K , et al. (2020). Methodologies and Tools for Integrated Systems Modelling. In: Systemic Thinking for Policy Making: The Potential of Systems Analysis for Addressing Global Policy Challenges in the 21st Century. pp. 29-38 Paris, France: New Approaches to Economic Challenges, OECD Publishing. ISBN 978-92-64-49456-510.1787/879c4f7a-en.
Battiston S, Jakubik P, Monasterolo I, Riahi K , & van Ruijven B (2019). Climate Risk Assessment of the sovereign bond of portfolio of European Insurers. In: EIOPA Financial Stability Report, December 2019. European Insurance and Occupational pensions Authority (EIOPA)
van Ruijven B, De Cian E, & Sue Wing I (2019). Amplification of future energy demand growth due to climate change. Nature Communications 10 (1) DOI:10.1038/s41467-019-10399-3.
Kermeli K, Edelenbosch OY, Crijns-Graus W, van Ruijven B, Mima S, van Vuuren DP, & Worrell E (2019). The scope for better industry representation in long-term energy models: Modeling the cement industry. Applied Energy 240: 964-985. DOI:10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.01.252.
GEIDCO , WMO , & IIASA (2019). Research Report on Global Energy Interconnection for Addressing Climate Change. China Electric Power Press (In Press)
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