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The Global Calculator

The Global Calculator is an open-source model of the world’s energy, land and food systems that allows you to design your own version of the future up to 2050 and see the implications for the climate.

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The Global Calculator

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Prosperous living for the world in 2050: insights from the Global Calculator

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The Global Calculator: sector metrics from 2°C pathways

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Explanation of global calculator scenarios

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What is the Global Calculator?

The Global Calculator is an open-source model of the world’s energy, land and food systems that allows you to design your own version of the future up to 2050 and see the implications for the climate.

The Global Calculator is a joint project between the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change, Climate-KIC, the World Resources Institute, Energy Research Institute of the National Development and Reform Commission and Energy R&D International (China), E&Y (India), the London School of Economics, Imperial College London, Climact the Climate Media Factory, and the International Energy Agency.

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Published 20 September 2013
Last updated 28 January 2015 + full page history
  1. Publication of the Global Calculator.
  2. The Global Calculator has been published in draft form so that we can gather evidence and views from experts on the model and improve it. The closing date for responses is the 29th August 2014.
  3. First published.