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About this book
Brings together the current views on controlling greenhouse gas emissions, the most touted of which seems to be the notion of price-based control.
List of tables List of figures List of Contributors Preface 1. Global warming and energy elasticities Terry Barker, Paul Ekins and Nick Johnstone Part 1: Estimating long-term energy elasticities 2. Alternative approaches to estimating long-run energy demand elasticities: an application to Asian developing countries Ron Smith and M Hashem Pesaran 3. A survey of international energy elasticities Neil Manning and Jago Atkinson 4. Long-run demand elasticities for gasoline Thomas Sterner and Mikael Franzen 5. Responses of energy demand in UK manufacturing to the energy price increases of 1973 and 1979/80 Alan Ingham 6. Elasticities for OECD aggregate final energy demand Lakis Vouyoukas 7. Modelling UK energy demand Derek Hodgson and Keith Miller Part II: Energy, the economy and greenhouse gas abatement 8. Endogenous technological progress in fossil fuel demand Laurence Boone, Stephen Hall, David Kemball-Cook and Clare Smith 9. UK energy price elasticities and their implications for long-term CO2 abatement Terry Barker 10. Price elasticity and market structure - overcoming obstacles to ensure energy efficiency Tim Jackson 11. Rethinking the use of energy elasticities Stefan P Schleicher 12. Revisiting the costs of CO2 abatement Paul Ekins 13. Asymmetrical price elasticities of energy demand Michael Grubb 14. Conclusions Terry Barker, Paul Ekins and Nick Johnstone Bibliography Index