The Economics of Climate Policy - University of California, Santa
Economics has played an increasingly important role in shaping policy, in the United .... A. Designing Incentive-Based GHG Abatement Policy: Fundamentals . ... One of the biggest environmental issues of the past decade is global ..... emissions and perhaps pursue strategies to reduce the cost of controlling GHG emissions.
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Fuel Exemptions, Revenue Recycling, Equity and Efficiency
Evaluating Post-Kyoto Policies for Switzerland. Jan Imhof∗. January 4, 2012 .... Shaping Greenhouse Gas Abatement Strategies - Policy Issues and. Quantitative Insights, pp. 19–30. Springer, Heidelberg. Böhringer, C., and T. Rutherford ...
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2016 YSSP Biosketches/Project Descriptions (pdf) - IIASA
Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases Program (AIR) . .... this research presents an operational approach for structuring policy problems and prescribing preferred policies. Systems analysis allows quantitative, empirical testing of models that exist ... generations leverages climate stability into a Pareto improving strategy for ...
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How to Monitor the Impact of CO2 Emissions - unfccc
Cars is a key sector when discussing CO2 emissions abatement assessment: ... transport policy is by far more important in shaping trends than CO2 policies ... greenhouse gases and overall environmental concerns, or from that of local emissions in .... strategies. ... How to monitor policies through quantitative information ?
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What factors influence mitigative capacity? 1. Introduction - Eldis
Draft accepted for publication in Energy Policy ... to reduce anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions or enhance natural sinks. By ... Both quantitative and qualitative analysis of ... economic factor influencing mitigative capacity, while abatement cost is ... Climate change is one of the foremost challenges facing the global ...
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Sustainable Development and Mitigation - IPCC
12.3.5 Implications of climate policies for sustainable development . ... of governance and strategy initiatives. At the sectoral ... and barriers, even when significant abatement opportunities exist. ... Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are influenced by but not .... development by addressing issues related to global sustainability.
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Study questions for each chapter - Controlling Climate Change
Oct 26, 2009 ... Compare the contribution of greenhouse gases to the 2004 emissions with that towards ... under aggressive emission reduction policies?
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Overarching Issues - Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
cost-effective climate policy would ideally result in each greenhouse gas ... amount for the last ton of emissions abatement it is required to undertake. ... Calculating the efficiency or cost-effectiveness of a given climate strategy is ..... greater cost certainty would maintain quantitative targets but incorporate a “safety valve”.
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vii. the economics of climate change - OECD
economic issues. This chapter ... emissions or atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases. Second, this ... central concern in shaping further world-wide action. The third ... legally binding quantitative targets. ... gas emission abatement greatly complicates policy assessment. ..... Cost of alternative abatement strategies.
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Climate Change Policy, and Policy Change in China - Duke Law
Solving the climate change problem by limiting global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will ... Neither has so far committed to quantitative emissions limits. Some argue ... in climate policy, on the ground that China's national net benefits of limiting ..... A constructivist strategy to shape appropriate norms and instill a sense.
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When We Don't Know the Costs or the Benefits: Adaptive Strategies
Most quantitative studies of climate-change policy attempt to predict the greenhouse-gas reduction plan that will have the optimum balance of long- term costs and ... issues that will likely arise as society adapts to climate change, and which .... themselves to damage functions of this shape to facilitate the computation of.
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View PDF - Environment & Society Portal
KEYWORDS: climate change policies, cultural theory, greenhouse gases, ... its contents, and it continues to shape expectations as subsequent protocols to the ... and implementing GHG reduction strategies and in distributing the burdens of ..... ogy to solve environmental problems and reduce uncertainty regarding the.
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Political Institutions and Greenhouse Gas Controls - American
political institutions and ideologies can affect climate policy outcomes. ... social consensus for GHG reduction is supposedly strongest, emissions continue to ... issues is how little they explain about the causes and possible cures of the typical modes of ..... As a means of coercing China, this strategy would face long odds.
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Convergence or divergence? - Fridtjof Nansens Institutt
Sep 1, 2003 ... strategies and policies to date, distinguishing between factors related to institutional and ... economy and emitter of greenhouse gases (GHG), accounting for some ... emissions abatement, involving inter alia sources and sinks and a basket .... There is evidence that Bush's stance on climate change issues, ...
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Marginal Abatement Cost Curves: A call for caution - The Bartlett - UCL
Energy Institute, which does not take positions on detailed issues such as ... The general shortcomings include the focus on greenhouse gas abatement ... The following recommendations on the use of MAC curves by policy makers and others are ... MAC curve; abatement strategies are better presented and considered as ...
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Opportunities to change development pathways toward - Springer
The paper discusses relationships between energy efficiency policies and their synergies and tradeoffs with sustainable development and greenhouse gas ...
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normative criteria for climate change policy analysis - Redefining
absence of efforts to abate greenhouse gas emissions, the IPCC gauges that mean ... application of standard cost-benefit analysis to climate change mitigation strategies .... In the absence of emissions-abatement policies, emissions in the year ... government policies in shaping the behavior of producers and consumers .
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Swiss Environmental Foreign Policy and Sustainable Development
environmental foreign policy outcomes is most relevant in the Swiss context. We then .... taking action with respect to global environmental issues, such as climate ... clear strategies and policies are lacking in most environmental foreign ..... category: It must face relatively high greenhouse gas emission abatement costs.
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National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Baseline Scenarios: Learning
trends in greenhouse-gas emissions is important not only ... affect climate change policy-making, vary from country to ... Since 2011, emissions reduction pledges put ... issues and challenges involved in drawing up baseline ..... ment Strategy (a decision support tool) ... all contribute to shaping decisions on model choice.
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Opportunities to change development pathways toward lower
and tradeoffs with sustainable development and greenhouse gas emissions. ... mitigation that considers climate change programs and policies in their own right ..... use which will also reduce local pollution, (4) reducing oil imports as a strategy to .... quantitative criteria related to energy use, indoor air quality, materials and ...
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