Oceans play a significant role in the behavior of climate, and of simulated climate models. Models still do not precisely replicate the behavior of oceans, due to the lack of quantifiable data of the complex actions of...
This working paper, created by Denny A. Ellerman of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, explores the consequences of cap-and-trade policies, where the total air pollutant emissions of a whole set of polluters are...
As governments begin to consider regulation of greenhouse gases, many are turning to market-based initiatives. Such programs assign emitters a certain share of emissions, and allow them to trade for emissions rights in...
A Process-based Analysis of Methane Exchanges Between Alaskan Terrestrial Ecosystems and the Atmosph
Methane is a greenhouse gas that is less abundant than carbon dioxide, but has a much more potent effect. It is also a greenhouse gas that is often present in natural systems. Zhuang et al. used computer modelling to...
This paper provides an economic analysis of a specific climate change policy: a carbon tax. The analysis attempts to gauge the potential for a carbon tax to create an incentive for research and development, and...
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