1. IPCC, WGIII, Glossary, 2014: A plausible description of how the future may develop based on a coherent and internally consistent set of assumptions about key driving forces (e.g., rate of technological change (TC), prices) and relationships. Note that scenarios are neither predictions nor forecasts, but are useful to provide a view of the implications of developments and actions.
2. A possible set of parameters and future events: A scenario is described by a dataset. Changing any parameter results in a new scenario.
Target scenario, Trend scenario
Outcome of OEMF 2017 breakout group discussions