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Energy and Environment

Edited By: Richard Loulou, Jean-Philippe Waaub and Georges Zaccour

282 pages, 71 illus

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2005 | #153554 | ISBN: 0387253513
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ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT is a volume on energy and environmental modeling that describes a broad variety of modeling methodologies, embodied in models of varying scopes and philosophies, ranging from top-down integrated assessment models to bottom-up partial equilibrium models, to hybrid models. Integrated into the discussion and examination are chapters covering:



The Sustainability of Economic Growth by Cabo, Martn-Herrn & Martnez-Garca; Abatement Scenarios in the Swiss Housing Sector by L. Drouet et al; Support and Planning for Off-Site Emergency Management, by Geldermann et al; Hybrid Energy-Economy Models, by Jaccard; The World-MARKAL Model and Its Application, by Kanudia et al; Methodology for Evaluating a Market of Tradable CO2-Permits, by Kunsch and Springael; MERGE - A Model for Global Climate Change, by Manne and Richels; A Linear Programming Model for Capacity Expansion in an Autonomous Power Generation System, by Mavrotas and Diakoulaki; Transport and Climate Policy Modeling in the Transport Sector, by Paltsev et al; Analysis of Ontario Electricity Capacity Requirements and Emissions, by Pineau and Schott; Environmental Damage in Energy / Environmental Policy Evaluation, by Van Regemorter.


Contents

North-South Trade and the Sustainability of Economic Growth: A Model with Environmental Constraints.- A Coupled Bottom-Up/Top-Down Model for GHG Abatement Scenarios in the Swiss Housing Sector.- Moderated Decision Support and Countermeasure Planning for Off-Site Emergency Management.- Hybrid Energy-Economy Models and Endogenous Technological Change.- The World-MARKAL Model and Its Application to Cost-Effectiveness, Permit Sharing, and Cost-Benefit Analyses.- A Fuzzy Methodology for Evaluating a Market of Tradable CO2-Permits.- MERGE: An Integrated Assessment Model for Global Climate Change.- A Mixed Integer Multiple Objective Linear Programming Model for Capacity Expansion in an Autonomous Power Generation System.- Transport and Climate Policy Modeling the Transport Sector: The Role of Existing Fuel Taxes in Climate Policy.- Pricing and Technology Options: An analysis of Ontario Electricity Capacity Requirements and GHG Emissions.- Implications of the Integration of Environmental Damage in Energy / Environmental Policy Evaluation: An Analysis with the Energy Optimisation model MARKAL/ TIMES.

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