Putting Land-use Models to Work Amid Efforts to Slow Climate Change
Planners can use modeling to assess the possible impacts of a potential future policy on a broad range of sectors rather than focusing only on one.
For example, modelling can be used to evaluate potential impacts of a policy change on emissions, agricultural productivity or biodiversity simultaneously, said Rebecca Mant, senior program officer in climate change and biodiversity with the U.N. Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC).
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