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Unformatted text preview: ffects on GDP • Competition, substitution, elasticities of
demand can drive outcomes • Regulations can have positive or negative
effects on employment • Jobs may move, compliance may increase
jobs, efﬁciencies may decrease jobs Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Environmental Kuznets
curve for Carbon? Tuesday, December 3, 2013 The global problem:
Carbon emissions Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Kyoto Protocol
• Countries committing to CO2 targets
• Developing countries not committed
• Major developed countries not participating
• 2008-2012 commitment period
• 2013- 2020
Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Tuesday, December 3, 2013 No international
consensus • developing countries: developed countries
did most of the carbon, use more carbon
now, and are generally wealthier • developed countries: developing countries
are future sources of carbon, need to be
committed as well • only 13% of emissions covered by second
round targets Tuesday, December 3, 2013 International Equity
• Clean Developmen...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2013 for the course EEP 1 taught by Professor Berk during the Spring '12 term at Berkeley.
- Spring '12