BibTex format

author = {Nikas, A and Gambhir, A and Trutnevyte, E and Koasidis, K and Lund, H and Thellufsen, JZ and Mayer, D and Zachmann, G and Miguel, LJ and Ferreras-Alonso, N and Sognnaes, I and Peters, GP and Colombo, E and Howells, M and Hawkes, A and van, den Broek M and Van, de Ven DJ and Gonzalez-Eguino, M and Flamos, A and Doukas, H},
doi = {10.1016/},
journal = {Energy},
pages = {1--8},
title = {Perspective of comprehensive and comprehensible multi-model energy and climate science in Europe},
url = {},
volume = {215},
year = {2021}

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AB - Europe’s capacity to explore the envisaged pathways that achieve its near- and long-term energy and climate objectives needs to be significantly enhanced. In this perspective, we discuss how this capacity is supported by energy and climate-economy models, and how international modelling teams are organised within structured communication channels and consortia as well as coordinate multi-model analyses to provide robust scientific evidence. Noting the lack of such a dedicated channel for the highly active yet currently fragmented European modelling landscape, we highlight the importance of transparency of modelling capabilities and processes, harmonisation of modelling parameters, disclosure of input and output datasets, interlinkages among models of different geographic granularity, and employment of models that transcend the highly harmonised core of tools used in model inter-comparisons. Finally, drawing from the COVID-19 pandemic, we discuss the need to expand the modelling comfort zone, by exploring extreme scenarios, disruptive innovations, and questions that transcend the energy and climate goals across the sustainability spectrum. A comprehensive and comprehensible multi-model framework offers a real example of “collective” science diplomacy, as an instrument to further support the ambitious goals of the EU Green Deal, in compliance with the EU claim to responsible research.
AU - Nikas,A
AU - Gambhir,A
AU - Trutnevyte,E
AU - Koasidis,K
AU - Lund,H
AU - Thellufsen,JZ
AU - Mayer,D
AU - Zachmann,G
AU - Miguel,LJ
AU - Ferreras-Alonso,N
AU - Sognnaes,I
AU - Peters,GP
AU - Colombo,E
AU - Howells,M
AU - Hawkes,A
AU - van,den Broek M
AU - Van,de Ven DJ
AU - Gonzalez-Eguino,M
AU - Flamos,A
AU - Doukas,H
DO - 10.1016/
EP - 8
PY - 2021///
SN - 0360-5442
SP - 1
TI - Perspective of comprehensive and comprehensible multi-model energy and climate science in Europe
T2 - Energy
UR -
UR -
UR -
VL - 215
ER -