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Energy and Environment is a volume on energy and environmental modeling that describes a broad variety of modeling methodologies, embodied in models of varying scopes and philosophies, ranging from top-down integrated assessment models to bottom-up partial equilibrium models, to hybrid models.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387253510
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/20/2005
  • Series: GERAD 25th Anniversary Series
  • Edition description: 2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 282
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

1 North - South trade and the sustainability of economic growth : a model with environmental constraints 1
2 A coupled bottom-up/top-down model for GHG abatement scenarios in the Swiss housing sector 27
3 Moderated decision support and countermeasure planning for offsite emergency management 63
4 Hybrid energy-economy models and endogenous technological change 81
5 The world-MARKAL model and its application to cost-effectiveness, permit sharing, and cost-benefit analyses 111
6 A fuzzy methodology for evaluating a market of tradable CO-[subscript 2]-permits 149
7 MERGE : an integrated assessment model for global climate change 175
8 A mixed integer multiple objective linear programming model for capacity expansion in an autonomous power generation system 191
9 Transport and climate policy modeling the transport sector : the role of existing fuel taxes in climate policy 211
10 Pricing and technology options : an analysis of Ontario electricity capacity requirements and GHG emissions 239
11 Implications of the integration of environmental damage in energy - environmental policy evaluation : an analysis with the energy optimization model MARKAL/TIMES 261
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