Climate Change: Design Approaches for a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program
DIANE Publishing, 2011 - 27 pages
This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Facets of the cost issue that have raised concern regarding a greenhouse gas reduction program include absolute costs to the economy, dist. of costs across industries, competitive impact domestically and internationally, incentives for new technol., and uncertainty about costs. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.: Price Versus Quantity Debate; (2) Five Dimensions of the Cost Issue; (3) Addressing Cost Concerns: Tonnage Options; Expand Supply Options; Carbon Tax: Economic-Based Circuit Breaker; Technol.-Based Timetable: Banking and Borrowing; Auctioning Permits; Safety Valve; (4) Illustrative Approaches; (5) Resolving the Price-Quantity Issue; (6) Selected Options to Address Cost Uncertainty of Greenhouse Gas Reduction Programs. Charts and tables.
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