Buying Greenhouse Insurance: The Economic Costs of CO2 Emission Limits

Buying Greenhouse Insurance: The Economic Costs of CO2 Emission Limits

by Alan S. Manne, Richard G. Richels
     
 

, Buying Greenhouse Insurance outlines a way to think about greenhouse-effect decisions under uncertainty. It describes an insightful model for determining the economic costs of limiting carbon dioxide emissions produced by burning fossil fuels and provides a solid analytical base for rethinking public policy on the farreaching issue of global warming.See more details below

Overview

, Buying Greenhouse Insurance outlines a way to think about greenhouse-effect decisions under uncertainty. It describes an insightful model for determining the economic costs of limiting carbon dioxide emissions produced by burning fossil fuels and provides a solid analytical base for rethinking public policy on the farreaching issue of global warming.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262132800
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
05/27/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface
1Overview1
Pt. IPolicy Perspectives
2Global 2100: A Model of CO2-Energy-Economy Interactions25
3The Costs of Limiting U.S. CO2 Emissions45
4Decision Making under Uncertainty67
5A Global Cost Analysis89
6Willingness to Pay for Carbon Emission Rights111
Pt. IIModel Structure
7Global 2100: Model Formulation119
8A Decomposition Procedure for International Trade in Carbon Emission Rights141
9Estimating The Energy Conservation Parameters: An Experiment in Backcasting151
Appendix A Macro Assumptions (MACRO.TAB)163
Appendix B Electric Power Technologies (ELEC.TAB)165
Appendix C Nonelectric Energy Supplies (NELE.TAB)169
Appendix D International Oil Trade (OILTRADE.TAB)173
Appendix E Carbon Emissions (CARBON.TAB)175
Index179

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