presented-2012Nov-climate-envr200-handout

Agricultural soils transport mode switching investment

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Unformatted text preview: use change (forest and agricultural soils) • transport mode switching → ± INVESTMENT • demand reduction • (population control?) Scope of policy Planner’s problem Instruments 50 75 100 Conclusion Introduction Conclusion Evaluation i.e., comparing outcomes e.g., How much should we control/reduce GHG emissions? e.g., How much do we want to effect fuel switching vs GHG capture vs land use change, etc, in order to achieve a given GHG mitigation goal? Capital asset cars, computers air conditioners, boilers, furnaces, buses clothes dryer asphalt road / parking lot, bus shelter airport runway, concrete road / parking lot road system base, electric substation, houses, power plants buildings, water distribution mains bridges reservoirs, dams, railway routes, road routes Scope of policy Planner’s problem Ways to reduce GHGs? ↓ Science: what are the sources of GHGs? 1 Implementation methane release from natural gas industry =⇒ 2 CO2 from cement reaction =⇒ 3 CFCs and aerosols =⇒ 4 i.e., policy design e.g., How should we get people to make the changes (e.g., fuel switching, efficiency measures, etc), given a particular goal? Instruments Conclusion Planner’s problem: mitigation what would a benevolent dictator do? TwoThree roles for economics CO2 from coal, oil, and gas combustion =⇒ 5 . . . =⇒...
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