The main objective of the COACCH project is to produce an improved downscaled assessment of the risks and costs of climate change in Europe that can be accessed directly for the different needs of end users from the research, business, investment, and the policy making community. This overall objective breaks down into five specific goals:
IIASA will assess the costs of climate change on the agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors in Europe by further integrating crop, forest and fisheries modelling into the bio-economic land use model GLOBIOM. Medium and long-term economic and environmental impacts on the land use sector will be assessed under various climatic and socio-economic scenarios. Moreover, using an innovative version of the model, GLOBIOM-X, the occurrence and impacts of extreme climatic events and socio-economic tipping points are assessed. Furthermore, the CATSIM model will be used to assess the insurance dimension.
The members of the COACCH consortium are:
Fondazione Centro Euro-Mediterraneo Sui Cambiamenti Climatici (FONDAZIONE CMCC), Italy (project coordinator)
Paul Watkiss Associates Ltd (PWA), United Kingdom
International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria
Universitaet Graz (UNI GRAZ), Austria
Stichting Vu (STICHTING VU), Netherlands
Ecologic Institut gemeinnützige GmbH (ECOLOGIC), Germany
Univerzita Karlova (CUNI), Czech Republic
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Italy
PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL), Netherlands
Basque Centre for Climate Change - Klima Aldaketa Ikergai (BC3), Spain
Climate Analytics gemeinnützige GmbH (CA), Germany
Stichting Deltares (DELTARES), Netherlands
Global Climate Forum EV (GCF), Germany
Potsdam Institut fuer Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), Germany
Text adapted from official COACCH website
Last edited: 13 August 2018
Research Group Leader and Senior Research Scholar Systemic Risk and Resilience Research Group - Advancing Systems Analysis Program
Research Scholar Integrated Biosphere Futures Research Group - Biodiversity and Natural Resources Program
Research Group Leader and Principal Research Scholar Integrated Biosphere Futures Research Group - Biodiversity and Natural Resources Program
01.12.2017 - 31.05.2021
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