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2022 NAVIGATE-CIRED Summer School

2022 NAVIGATE-CIRED Summer School

Topic: A just transition to net zero emissions societies – contributions from Integrated Assessment Modelling studies

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Important dates:

22 March 2022: Deadline for application. Application package must include paper abstract (maximum one page), CV and letter of motivation

31 March 2022: Notification of acceptance, registration opens

30 April 2022: Deadline for registration

4-8 July 2022: Summer School

The aim of the Summer School is to foster scientific exchanges between participants and faculty members about the issue of how to achieve a just and equitable transition to net zero emissions, and the modelling methods relevant to address the different dimensions to this broad issue.

  • What are the short and medium term distributional impacts of climate change mitigation policies?
  • How will different economic sectors be affected by climate policies?
  • How to achieve such a transition in line with sustainable development goals?
  • How may the transition ensure decent lives and decent jobs?

Those are some of the questions that will be raised during the Summer School, which will gather students working primarily with integrated assessment models to address the different dimensions of this topic.

The Summer School is aimed at advanced graduates (PhD and master) and post- doctoral students in environmental and energy economics and modelling.

The lectures given by the School’s faculty members will provide the background scientific material. Participants will be asked to present a version of their research work and will receive valuable feedback from fellow students and from the School’s faculty members. Additional activities include group project exercises, reading sessions, conferences and social events. The faculty will be composed of researchers involved in the NAVIGATE project, and international leaders in environmental economics and integrated assessment modelling.

Documents to upload are :

  • Curriculum vitae (1 page)
  • A short motivation letter (500 words max)
  • A short abstract of your intended presentation during the Summer School (500 words max)
  • A Letter(s) of reference (optional)

Please note that mandatory documents are to be uploaded as a single .pdf file containing the documents in the same order.

Files must be less than 2 Mb

Allowed extensions: pdf

Please name the file as follows: lastname_firstname_2022summerschool 

Application form

Upon acceptance and registration, participants will be required to pay a participation fee of EUR 100, which covers lunches and one social dinner. Candidates should arrange their own travel and accommodation.

The School organisers will make available a limited number of scholarships to applicants from lower income countries. The scholarships will cover travel costs and participation fees to the School. Please indicate in the application form if you would like to apply for a scholarship

The NAVIGATE-CIRED Summer School take place at CIRED headquarters.

All the information about the accommodation will be available soon.

The summer school is both the 1st NAVIGATE Summer School in Integrated Assessment Modelling and the 4th edition of CIRED International Summer School in Economic modelling of Environment, Energy and Climate. It is co-funded by the EU, under the NAVIGATE project, and the MPDD Chair.

NAVIGATE is an EU funded project that aims to develop the next generation of advanced integrated assessment modelling to support climate policy making. It will critically improve the capability of Integrated Assessment Models to inform the design and evaluation of climate policies by targeting major advancements in two areas: describing transformative change in the economy, in technology and in consumer goods and services, and describing distributional impacts of climate change and climate policy. The project also establishes a capacity building program, of which this summer school is part.

CIRED has launched a series of International Summer School in Economic modelling of Environment, Energy and Climate in 2017. This summer school is its 4th edition. Previous years topics were “Modelling approaches to assess NDCs and mid-century strategies”, “The role of demand and lifestyles in low carbon pathways” and “Inequalities and climate change”.

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