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Energy policies and the greenhouse effect: A study of national differences

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Year
1991

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Grubb, M., Rayner, S., Tanabe, A., Russell, J., Ledic, M., Mathur, A., and Brackley, P., 1991, Energy policies and the greenhouse effect: A study of national differences: Energy Policy, v. 19, iss. 10, 7 p.

Summary

Country studies emphasize large national differences in underlying attitudes towards energy and the greenhouse effect. Technical opportanities for limiting C02 emissions exist in all countries, but the type of abatement policies that are feasible, the extent to which they can be effe,:tively implemented and their likely impacts vary widely. The potential for curtailing emissions is determined by factors including: the stage of a country's development; the character of its economic system and philosophy; its political culture; and the nature of its energy infrastructure, i, nstitutions and attitudes, all of which are determined by the past and current availability of cheap domestic energy resources. Abatement is not just about technology [...]

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 0301-4215

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