Noelia Ferreras-Alonso

Noelia Ferreras-Alonso
CARTIF · Energy

Master of Engineering
Climate and sustainable policies modelling. System Dynamics. Integrated assessment.

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A diversity of integrated assessment models (IAMs) coexists due to the different approaches developed to deal with the complex interactions, high uncertainties and knowledge gaps within the environment and human...
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This paper reviews different approaches to modelling the energy transition towards a zero carbon economy. It identifies a number of limitations in current approaches such as a lack of consideration of out-of-equilibrium situations (like an energy transition) and non-linear feedbacks. To tackle those issues, the new open source integrated assessment...
Technical Report
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This deliverable describes the initial background and conceptual framework of the Land-use sub-module in the WILIAM (WIthin Limits Integrated Assessment Model) set of Integrated Assessment Models developed in the LOCOMOTION project.
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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 organ-ised within structured communication channels a...
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The environmental module in WILIAM consists of: A land use module composed of the supply side is developed with databases from FAOSTAT and with the LPJml model for land use maps, crop yields and biomass potentials, the demand side based on FAOSTAT data on diet and food consumption and production. A land use allocation module including for Renewable...

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Web site: https://www.locomotion-h2020.eu LOCOMOTION: Low-carbon society: an enhanced modelling tool for the transition to sustainability PROJECT DESCRIPTION With funding from the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme (GA 821105), the LOCOMOTION project aims to design a new set of IAMs (Integrated Assessment Models) to provide policymakers and relevant stakeholders with a reliable and practical modelling system to assess the feasibility, effectiveness, costs and ramifications of different sustainability policy options. By doing so, LOCOMOTION will help them to identify the most effective transition pathways towards a low-carbon society. Building on existing IAMs developed by the EU-funded MEDEAS project, and including knowledge from other relevant models (World6, TIMES, LEAP, GCAM, C-Roads, etc.), a number of substantive improvements are planned with respect to the state-of-the-art in energy-economy-environment modelling. Drawing on research teams from different European countries, the improved IAMs will be the product of interdisciplinary work in data management, policy and scenario assessment, as well as the system dynamic modelling of relevant environmental, economic, social, technological and biophysical variables. This new IAM will be a robust, usable and reliable tool of diagnostic and scenario assessment for a sustainable transition towards a low-carbon society. LOCOMOTION will provide the different stakeholders with a more effective, user-friendly and open-source, model system for decision-support, education and social awareness. PROJECT PARTNERS University of Valladolid (UVa), Austrian Energy Agency (AEA), Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3), CARTIF Foundation (CARTIF), Centre of Economic Scenario Analysis and Research (CESAR), Centre on Ecological Research and Forestry Applications (CREAF), Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES), European Environmental Bureau (EEB), FCiências.ID – Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Ciências (FC.ID), International Centre for Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (SDEWES) , University of Pisa (UNIPI), United Nations University (UNU), University of Iceland (UoI) LOCOMOTION Project web site: https://www.locomotion-h2020.eu/ LOCOMOTION LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/locomotion-h2020/ LOCOMOTION Twitter: https://twitter.com/LocomotionH2020 LOCOMOTION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/locomotion.h2020/