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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.

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