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Economic perspective in climate change policies.

1996

859
CIENA

DEVELOPING A FRAMEWORK FOR SHORT- AND LONG-RUN DECISIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE POLICIES. Implications of recent economic studies. A framework for climate policy. COSTS AND BENEFITS OF ALTERNATIVE CO2 EMISSIONS REDUCTION STRATEGIES. Where do we agree, and where not?. Alternative scenarios. Cost-benefit analysis of altenative scenarios. Hedging: decisions under uncertainty. Concluding comments. STABILIZING ATMOSPHERIC CO2:RETHINKING THE EMISSIONS PROBLEM. Carbon cycle considerations. Economic considerations. Stabilization and negotiations. Implications of stabilizing the atmosphere at 550ppmv. The value of enhanced technology. Implications for the structure of protocols to stabilize the atmosphere. THE IMPACT ON CARBON TAXES ON CONSUMER LIVING STANDARDS. Energy market and macroeconomic effects. Price transmission to the non-energy sector. Detailes consumer impacts of the carbon tax. Appendix: Ranked impacts of the $100 carbon tax on consumption by category. JOINT IMPLEMENTATION IN THE FRAMEWORK CONVENTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE: OPPORTUNITIES AND PITFALLS. The stages of evolution in joint implementation. Potential pitfalls of joint implementation. CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS RESTRICTIONS IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: LEAKAGE, COMPETITIVINESS, AND THE IMPLICATIONS FOR POLICY DESIGN. Section 1: Modeling issues and strategies. Section 2: Leakage results-informal model comparisons. Section 3: Policies intended to mitigate trade effects.

Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía. Secretaría de Planificación del Sub-Sector Energía - Centro de Información de Energía y Ambiente, CIENA

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