Efficiency and Equity of Climate Change Policy / Edition 1

Efficiency and Equity of Climate Change Policy / Edition 1

by Carlo Carraro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792362624

ISBN-13: 9780792362623

Pub. Date: 06/30/2000

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Efficiency and Equity of Climate Change Policy is a comprehensive asse ssment of the economic effects of climate change policy, addressing th e issues with a quantitative modelling approach. The book thus goes be yond the usual statements on the efficiency of economic instruments to identify the way gains and losses are distributed; who gains and who loses. Both

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Efficiency and Equity of Climate Change Policy is a comprehensive asse ssment of the economic effects of climate change policy, addressing th e issues with a quantitative modelling approach. The book thus goes be yond the usual statements on the efficiency of economic instruments to identify the way gains and losses are distributed; who gains and who loses. Both the costs and benefits of climate change policies are anal yzed. Most papers also provide useful information on the economic feat ures of the Kyoto Protocol, its possible extensions, and the effect of different implementation strategies (such as the debate on emissions trading ceilings).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792362623
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
06/30/2000
Series:
Economics, Energy and Environment (closed) Series, #15
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Efficiency and Equity of Climate Change Policy: an Introduction1
Pt. 1Assessing the Kyoto Protocol
Ch. 2Benefits and Costs of Kyoto17
Ch. 3The Kyoto Protocol: A Cost-Effective Strategy for Meeting Environmental Objectives?43
Ch. 4Negotiating Targets, Negotiating Flex-Mex: the Economic Background of a US-EU Controversy63
Pt. 2Efficiency of Emission Trading Schemes
Ch. 5International Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading - With Special Reference to the Kyoto Protocol93
Ch. 6Efficiency and Equity of Emissions Trading with Endogenous Technical Change121
Ch. 7Making Co[subscript 2] Emissions Trading More Effective: Integrating Cross-sectoral Energy Efficiency Opportunities163
Ch. 8Early Crediting of Emissions Reductions - a Panacea or Pandora's Box?185
Ch. 9Energy Market Projections and Differentiated Carbon Abatement in the European Union199
Ch. 10Green Electricity Certificates - A Supplement to the Flexible Mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol221
Pt. 3International and Intergenerational Equity Issues
Ch. 11A Dynamic Analysis of the Efficiency and Equity of Tradeable Greenhouse Gas Emissions Permits247
Ch. 12Equitable Cost-Benefit Analysis of Climate Change273
Ch. 13Distributional Consequences of Alternative Emissions Trading Schemes291
Ch. 14A Different Perspective for Global Climate Policy: Combining Burden Sharing and Climate Protection305
Ch. 15Discounting and Sustainability in Applied IAMs315
Policy Conclusions
Ch. 16Integrating Climate Policies in the European Environment: A Policy Report329
List of Contributors363
Index365

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