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By Derek Vollmer

ISBN-10: 0309127009

ISBN-13: 9780309127004

Many financial versions exist to estimate the fee and effectiveness of other guidelines for decreasing greenhouse fuel (GHG) emissions. a few techniques comprise wealthy technological aspect, others emphasize the mixture habit of the financial system and effort procedure, and a few concentrate on affects for particular sectors. Understandably, assorted ways could be higher situated to supply certain types of data and will yield differing effects, from time to time rendering judgements on destiny weather switch emissions and examine and improvement (R&D) coverage tricky. trustworthy estimates of the prices and merits to the U.S. economic climate for numerous emissions relief and version suggestions are severe to federal weather swap R&D portfolio making plans and funding judgements. on the request of the U.S. division of power (DOE), the nationwide Academies prepared a workshop to contemplate those matters.

The workshop, summarized during this quantity, comprised 3 dimensions: coverage, research, and economics. Discussions alongside those dimensions have been intended to steer to positive id of gaps and possibilities. The workshop excited by (1) policymakers' informational wishes; (2) types and different analytic ways to satisfy those wishes; (3) very important financial concerns, together with fairness and discounting; and (4) possibilities to reinforce analytical features and higher tell policy.

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