The CHEC project concentrated on one the most crucial issues in future development of the mankind: climate change and its impacts on economic structures of the world economy. The futures analyses (global trend and scenario analyses) were performed from the point of view of China and the European Union.
The CHEC research project was based on global modeling efforts and ChinaLina model that was constructed in the project. In addition, IFs Model was used to analyze the impacts of climate change on the whole global economy. Modern statistical forecasting and foresight methods were used in the study.
The CHEC project was carried out by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Finland Futures Research Centre at the University of Turku.