Summary for Policymakers
Why new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change scenarios?
What are scenarios and what is their purpose?
What are the main characteristics of the new scenarios?
What are the main driving forces of the GHG emissions
in the scenarios?
What is the range of GHG emissions in the SRES scenarios
and how do they relate to driving forces?
How can the SRES scenarios be used?
What future work on emissions scenarios would be useful?
Based on a draft prepared by:
Nebojsa Nakicenovic, Ogunlade Davidson, Gerald Davis, Arnulf Grübler, Tom
Kram, Emilio Lebre La Rovere, Bert Metz, Tsuneyuki Morita, William Pepper, Hugh
Pitcher, Alexei Sankovski, Priyadarshi Shukla, Robert Swart, Robert Watson,