Edited by Roger Fouquet
This timely Handbook reviews many key issues in the economics of energy and climate change, raising new questions and offering solutions that might help to minimize the threat of energy-induced climate change.
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- Chapter 1: Oil prices, exhaustible resources and economic growth
- Chapter 2: Gas markets: past, present and future
- Chapter 3: The likelihood and potential implications of a natural gas cartel
- Chapter 4: Global steam coal markets until 2030: perspectives on production, trade and consumption under increasing carbon constraints
- Chapter 5: The future of the (US) electric grid
- Chapter 6: Increasing the penetration of intermittent renewable energy: innovation in energy storage and grid management
- Chapter 7: Electric vehicles: will consumers purchase them?
- Chapter 8: The contribution of energy efficiency towards meeting CO2 targets
- Chapter 9: Economic analysis of feed-in tariffs for generating electricity from renewable energy sources
- Chapter 10: A renewable energy future?
- Chapter 11: Energy policy: a full circle?
- Chapter 12: Anthropogenic influences on atmospheric CO2
- Chapter 13: International cooperation on climate change: why is there so little progress?
- Chapter 14: Long live the Kyoto Protocol!
- Chapter 15: Designing a Bretton Woods institution to address global climate change
- Chapter 16: Fiscal instruments for climate finance
- Chapter 17: How high should climate change taxes be?
- Chapter 18: State-contingent pricing as a response to uncertainty in climate policy
- Chapter 19: Climate change, buildings and energy prices
- Chapter 20: Using micro data to examine causal effects of climate policy
- Chapter 21: Carbon trading: past, present and future
- Chapter 22: Moral positions on tradable permit markets
- Chapter 23: The European CO2 allowances market: issues in the transition to Phase III
- Chapter 24: The role of behavioural economics in energy and climate policy
- Chapter 25: Valuing nature for climate change policy: from discounting the future to truly social deliberation
- Chapter 26: Individual consumers and climate change: searching for a new moral compass
- Chapter 27: Decentralization of governance in the low-carbon transition
- Chapter 28: Is a global crisis required to prevent climate change? A historical–institutional perspective
- Chapter 29: Prosperity with growth: economic growth, climate change and environmental limits
- Chapter 30: Should we sustain? And if so, sustain what? Consumption or the quality of life?
- Chapter 31: At the crossroads: can China grow in a low-carbon way?
- Chapter 32: Low-carbon economy: dark age or golden age?
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