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target-seeking scenario

Alternative name(s): goal-seeking scenarios/ normative scenarios

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Scenarios that start with the definition of a clear objective, or a set of objectives, specified either in terms of achievable targets, or as an objective function to be optimized, and then identify different pathways to achieving this outcome (e.g. through backcasting).

Scenarios and models assessment Section

See “scenarios”.

Americas assessment, Sustainable use assessment