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The Long Range Energy Alternatives Planning system-Integrated Benefits Calculator (LEAP-IBC) is a tool that can be used to calculate human health, vegetation and climate benefits for a target country resulting from addressing short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs).
This document is a guide for entering input data into LEAP-IBC, including the country-specific data required for calculation of impacts, as well as activity data and emission factors for different emission source sectors. Also covered is how scenarios can be created in LEAP-IBC to describe how future emissions might change for a particular policy. Finally, this guide shows users how to view useful outputs from LEAP-IBC, including emissions totals, and health, vegetation and climate impacts.