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Research Thematics

- Option values of technologies in GHG mitigation policies
- Investment dynamics in the power sector


- 2009-02-18 Hybrid modeling class at ENSTA dowload here

Peer-reviewed articles

- Mathy, Sandrine, Meike Fink, and Ruben Bibas. "Repenser Le Rôle Des Scénarios : Construction Participative de Scénarios Bas Carbone Pour La France." Revue D’économie Industrielle 148, no. 4 (2015) : 69-103.
- Mathy, Sandrine, Meike Fink, and Ruben Bibas. "Rethinking the Role of Scenarios : Participatory Scripting of Low-Carbon Scenarios for France." Energy Policy 77 (February 2015) : 176-90. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2014.11.002
- Bibas, Ruben, Aurélie Méjean, and Meriem Hamdi-Cherif. "Energy Efficiency Policies and the Timing of Action : An Assessment of Climate Mitigation Costs.â" Technological Forecasting and Social Change 90 (January 2015) : 137-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.techfore.2014.05.003.
- Rose, Steven K., Elmar Kriegler, Ruben Bibas, Katherine Calvin, Alexander Popp, Detlef P. van Vuuren, and John Weyant. "Bioenergy in Energy Transformation and Climate Management." Climatic Change 123, no. 3-4 (April 2014) : 477-93. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-013-0965-3
- Bibas, Ruben, and Aurélie Méjean. "Potential and Limitations of Bioenergy for Low Carbon Transitions." Climatic Change 123, no. 3-4 (April 2014) : 731-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10584-013-0962-6
- Mathy, Sandrine, Meike Fink, and Ruben Bibas. "Quel rôle pour les scénarios Facteur 4 dans la construction de la décision publique ? [What role for mitigation scenarios in public decison making ?]. Développement durable et territoires, no. Vol. 2, n° 1 (February 28, 2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.4000/developpementdurable.8802.
- Soubret, Antoine, Gabriel Helmlinger, Béengère Dumotier, Ruben Bibas, and Anna Georgieva. Modeling and Simulation of Preclinical Cardiac Safety : Towards an Integrative Framework. Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics 24, no. 1 (2009).

Other publications

- Contribution to Energy 2050 Ministerial Comittee (in French) : Impact macroéconomique du rythme de déclassement des centrales nucléaires sur la période 2010-2050
- Contribution to Trajectory 2020-2050 Ministerial Comittee (in French)

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European Network engaging CIvil Society in Low Carbon Scenarios

Project period : April 2009 to September 2011
ENCI-LowCarb is a European project financed by the 7th Framework Program for research of the European Commission.
Network on Low Carbon Scenarios
One objective of the project is the creation of a European Network on Low Carbon Scenarios composed by CSOs (Civil Society Organizations) and researchers in order to establish a lively exchange on existing energy scenarios and best practices already applied today and indispensable to meet the requirements of a low carbon society.
On this web site a database of persons working on energy scenarios will be available online. The organization of regular seminars will furthermore facilitate communication among researchers and CSOs interested in scenarios with strong CO2 emission reductions by 2050 respecting the 2°C limit of global temperature rise as well as a fair share of reductions in the EU countries.
Scenarios for Germany and France
In the core of the project is the development of low carbon scenarios for Germany and France with an ambitious greenhouse gas emission reduction target. These scenarios shall respect the 2°C limit of global temperature rise and be focused on energy efficiency and renewable energies without being based only on risky non time-proven technologies.
In an iterative dialogue between
- macroeconomic models developed by research institutes (IMACLIM-R in France and REMIND-R in Germany) evaluating different panels of policies and their economic impact on sectoral activity, on employment and on prices of goods
- and roundtables gathering economic stakeholders (trade unions, consumer associations)
a set of policy measures reaching a compromise among the stakeholders will be worked out.
Analyzing the social acceptance is essential because scenarios inducing a switch to a low carbon society can be origin for social distortion and are likely to impact different sectors in an unequal manner. These potential areas of conflict will be assessed in order to find out political measures capable to balance the negative social and economical impacts.
The adjustments formulated by the stakeholders constitute a new set of policies and technological choices, which will be presented to the modelers who will run again an economic assessment.
The final outcomes of these discussions will be bundled and translated in a set of policy measures, necessary to escort the transition of our today high-carbonized society to a climate friendly one.
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