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Climate Technology Strategies 1: Controlling Greenhouse Gases: Policy and Technology Options

Series: The Zew Economic Studies Series Volume: 3

By: Capros, Mantzos, Criqui, Kouvaritakis, Ramirez, Schrattenholzer and Vouyoukas

365 pages, 80 figs, 95 tabs


Paperback | Dec 1999 | #103393 | ISBN: 3790812293
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The book provides an integrated analysis of the implications for the energy system from adapting to meet climate change targets and analyses the role of improving energy technologies for the world and the EU markets. The first part of the book sets the stage for the analysis by presenting the European and World economic and energy outlook. The second part examines the policy options available for controlling greenhouse gases in the period to 2010. Over such a relatively short period, the role of technology lies mostly in making possible the more efficient use of energy. Finally, the third part of the volume examines the longer term role of technology in the context of a case study for the power generation sector.


Global and European Energy and Emissions Outlook: Introduction; Global Outlook; European Outlook * Meeting the Kyoto Targets: The Role of Policy: Introduction; European Policies for Meeting the Targets; International Dimensions * Controlling Emissions in the Longer Run: The Role of Technology: Introduction; Power Generation Technology Clusters: Present Status and Its Potential; Technology Scenarios to 2030: Baseline and Alternative Technology Scenarios; Scenario Impacts on World Energy and Emissions; Technology Stories with Primes2 for the European Union: An Analysis for Demand Side, Power and Steam Generation Sector; Issues for EU R&D Strategy; Carbon Removal, Fuel Cycle Shift and Effiiency Measures: A Sectoral View * Appendix I: Detailed Macroeconomic and Sectoral Projections; Appendix II: Brief Description of Models Used in the Study.

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