Articles | Volume 13, issue 3
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1005–1040, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1005-2021
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 1005–1040, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-13-1005-2021

Data description paper 11 Mar 2021

Data description paper | 11 Mar 2021

Country-resolved combined emission and socio-economic pathways based on the Representative Concentration Pathway (RCP) and Shared Socio-Economic Pathway (SSP) scenarios

Johannes Gütschow et al.

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Climate policy analysis needs scenarios of future greenhouse gas emission to assess countries' emission targets and current trends. The models generating these scenarios work on a regional resolution. Scenarios are often made available only on a very coarse regional resolution. In this paper we use per country projections of gross domestic product (GDP) from the Shared Socio-Economic Pathways (SSPs) to derive country-level data from published regional emission scenarios.