Land-use - REMIND-MAgPIE
|Institution||Potsdam Institut für Klimafolgenforschung (PIK), Germany, https://www.pik-potsdam.de.|
|Solution concept||General equilibrium (closed economy)MAgPIE: partial equilibrium model of the agricultural sector;|
|Solution method||OptimizationMAgPIE: cost minimization;|
Note: This pages describes the REMIND 1.7 model. It will be updated shortly to describe the most recent version of REMIND-MAgPIE.
There are a number of important interactions of the energy, economy and climate systems represented in REMIND-MAgPIE with the land system, such as emissions from land use changes and agriculture, or bioenergy supply. In the default standalone mode, REMIND-MAgPIE relies on reduced-form approaches to account for these inter-linkages between the energy and the agricultural and land-use sectors (stand-alone mode). These are derived based on the state-of-the-art land use model MAgPIE ; ; . For a detailed and fully consistent analysis of the integrated energy-economy-land use system, REMIND-MAgPIE can also be soft-linked and run iteratively with MAgPIE as depicted in Figure 7 (coupled mode). The soft-link between REMIND-MAgPIE and MAgPIE focuses on two crucial interactions: (i) bioenergy demand and supply, (ii) land use/land use change emissions and GHG prices. At the end-point of the iterative solution process, the markets for bioenergy and emission mitigation across the energy and land-use sector are in equilibrium.
Figure 1. In the coupled mode REMIND-MAgPIE is soft-linked to the land-use model MAgPIE. The models are run iteratively and exchange information about bioenergy demand and supply and about emission mitigation in the land-use system.
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