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26/01/2010 20:14:00 ideally, we have a single energy source/ technology with no emissions that is  cheap In reality, we have to get rid of CO 2 Since MD   over time, so does efficient level of abatement MC is steep: implies do less today, more tomorrow Wedges:      need 7 out of 15, alternative to solve-all bullet technology Transport efficiency  Increased transport efficiency Reducing miles traveled Increased heating efficiency Increased efficiency of electricity production Fuel-based Fuel switching (coal to gas) Coal synfuels with CCS Fossil-based hydrogen fuel with CCS
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Unformatted text preview: Nuclear energy Nuclear electricity Renewables/Biostorage Wind-generated electricity Solar electricity Wind-generated hydrogen fuel Biofuels Forest storage Soil storage Problems: Engineers mis-measured costs (didnt account for lost utility/ pleasure people are willing to buy expensive goods) Taxes arent enough of a push Forcing = very high lost utility Top down: aggregate price change => lead to change in behavior? Bottom up: change behavior => get aggregate results 26/01/2010 20:14:00 26/01/2010 20:14:00...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2010 for the course ECON 330 taught by Professor Robertmendelsohn during the Fall '08 term at Yale.

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