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Global Climate Change : Linking Energy, Environment, Economy and Equity - James C. White

Global Climate Change

Linking Energy, Environment, Economy and Equity

By: James C. White (Editor), William R. Wagner (Adapted By), Carole N. Beal (Adapted By)

Hardcover Published: 30th November 1992
ISBN: 9780306443176
Number Of Pages: 242

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Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Conference of the Air Resources Information Clearinghouse held in Washington, D.C., December 5-6, 1991

Opening Remarksp. 1
Challenges in the Face of Uncertaintyp. 3
Discussionp. 9
Steps to Reduce U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions: Technical Options and the Policies to Implement Themp. 13
Energy Efficiency, Human Activities and Climate Changep. 37
The Costs of Reducing U.S. CO[subscript 2] Emissions: Further Sensitivity Analysesp. 45
Discussionp. 53
"No Regrets" Tax Reformp. 61
Multiple Benefit Environmental Policiesp. 65
Energy and Environmental Policy: The Role of Marketsp. 73
Local/Regional Policies - Acting Globally by Thinking Locallyp. 81
Discussionp. 91
Government Perspectivesp. 103
The Electric Utilities' Perspectivep. 107
Auto Industry Perspectivesp. 111
Industrial Sector Perspectivesp. 115
Discussionp. 121
The Importance of Population Growth in Future Commercial Energy Consumptionp. 127
The Public As Decision Makerp. 143
Discussionp. 147
Status of Framework Convention Talksp. 153
Equity in International Agreementsp. 157
Discussionp. 161
Corporate and Personal Responsibilityp. 169
Intergenerational Equityp. 177
Discussionp. 183
Energy Policy: Insurance Against the Unknownp. 189
Designing a Carbon Tax Strategyp. 195
"Virtual Climate" and Climate Change Assessment: Paving the Way for Workable Climate Change Policiesp. 203
Examining the Linkages - Which Policies Will Work?p. 207
A Congressional View of Workable Linkagesp. 211
Discussionp. 215
Thinking About Climate Changep. 223
Conference Participantsp. 229
Conference Programp. 233
Indexp. 237
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ISBN: 9780306443176
ISBN-10: 0306443171
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 242
Published: 30th November 1992
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 17.78  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.66