Name Radiative Forcing Concentration
RCP8.5 >8.5 W/m2 in 2100 >1370 CO2-eq
RCP6 6 W/m2 at stabilization after 2100 850 CO2-eq at stabilization after 2100
RCP4.5 4.5 W/m2 at stabilization after 2100 650 CO2-eq at stabilization after 2100
RCP3-PD (RCP2.6) peak at 3 W/m2 before 2100 and then decline to 2.6 W/m2 peak at 490 CO2-eq before 2100 and then decline
Table 1: Types of representative concentration pathways.