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Nico Bauer prepared his PhD-thesis guided by Ottmar Edenhofer. He returned to PIK in May 2007 after working at Fondazione ENI Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Italy, in the Climate Change Modelling and Policy programme and Paul-Scherrer Institute (PSI), Switzerland, in the Energy Economics Modelling (EEM) group. He is engaged in the development of modelling tools for research domain III.
Nico Bauer is responsible for the research group on Energy Resources and Technology and the group on Growth and Development (with Marian Leimbach). Both are part of the integrated assessment cluster in RD3. He is engaged in a number of scientific projects and contributes to policy relevant reports. He guides PhD students with major responsibility.

He is currently co-leading the EMF-33 study on bioenergy, land-use and climate change mitigation.


New Study in Nature Climate Change: Divestment prevails over the green paradox when anticipating strong future climate policies (URL)

New Study in Environmental Research Letters: Potential and costs of carbon dioxide removal by enhanced weathering of rocks (Open Access)

New Study in Geoscientific Model Development: The Carbon Dioxide Removal Model Intercomparison Project (CDR-MIP): Rationale and experimental design (Open Access)

Dr. Nico Bauer
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Telegrafenberg A31
14473 Potsdam

Tel.: 0049 331 288 2540





ReMIND Documentation

Study in Global Environmental Change: Shared Socio-Economic Pathways of the Energy Sector – Quantifying the Narratives (Open Access)

Study in Global Environmental Change: The Shared Socioeconomic Pathways and their energy, land use, and greenhouse gas emissions implications: An overview (Open Access

Study in Nature: Limited impact on decadal-scale climate change
from increased use of natural gas. [study available on request]

Study in Environmental Research Letters: The global economic long-term potential of modern biomass in a climate constrained world (Link to study)

Study in Climatic Change: Global fossil energy markets and Climate Change Mitigation: an analysis with ReMIND (Study, Supporting Online Material)

Study in Climatic Change: Fossil resource and energy security dynamics in conventional and carbon-constrained worlds (Study)

Study in Climatic Change: Global energy security under different climate policies,
GDP growth rates and fossil resource availabilities (Study)

Study Technological Forecasting and Social Change: CO2 emission mitigation and fossil fuel markets: Dynamic and international aspects of climate policies


Study in PNAS: Economics of Nuclear Power and Climate Change Mitigation.
Supporting Online Material
Critique by Prof. Richard Tol
Letter to PNAS replying to Prof. Richard Tol's critique


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