THE CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE
One of the tools to carry out a climate risk analysis is the construction of future scenarios . For the risks associated with the transition to a low carbon economy , a tangible measure to build scenarios corresponds to carbon pricing . The foregoing serves to see how a company or organization would be affected in each of the analyzed scenarios, and to identify how the projections of emission reductions and growth of companies influence the impact of transition risks , for example that of a carbon price.
Below is a tool that allows estimating the costs that a company would face if it is affected by a carbon price instrument based on the Carbon Footprint . These cost trajectories do not consider investment expenses or expenses related to the implementation of technologies or mitigation efforts. Three benchmark emission scenarios are built plus one of your own where you choose your emission reduction by 2030.
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Scenario "business as usual" (BAU): Increase in production at a constant rate without mitigation of emissions by the company, but considering the decrease in the emission factor of the National Electric System (SEN) due to a greater participation of renewable energy and the withdrawal of coal-fired plants. Therefore, the results of these projections are limited to Chile.
This scenario is consistent with the objective of limiting the increase in temperature to 2 ° C at the end of the century, which means a reduction in emissions of 33% compared to the BAU 2020 base year by 2030.
Scenario consistent with the goal of limiting temperature rise to 1.5 ° C by the end of the century, which means a 48% reduction in emissions compared to the BAU 2020 base year, by 2030.
Data required to create your carbon price and emissions scenario
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Para el precio te recomendamos los siguientes valores:
5 USD (precio BAU)
14 USD (precio alineado con las políticas nacionales por implementar)
32,5 USD (precio social del carbono)
50 USD (en línea con los 2ºC)
135 USD (en línea con los 1.5ºC)