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Energy and technology lessons since Rio


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  • Edmonds, James
  • Calvin, Katherine
  • Clarke, Leon
  • Kyle, Page
  • Wise, Marshall
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    The 1992 Framework Convention on Climate Change created the basic international architecture for addressing climate change. That treaty was negotiated at a time when the research literature examining emissions mitigation and the role of energy technology was relatively limited. In the two subsequent decades a great deal has been learned. The problem of stabilizing the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has proved far more difficult than envisioned in 1992 and the role of technology appears even more important when emissions mitigation strategies are co-developed in the context of multiple competing ends.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Energy Economics.

    Volume (Year): 34 (2012)
    Issue (Month): S1 ()
    Pages: S7-S14

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:eneeco:v:34:y:2012:i:s1:p:s7-s14

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    Keywords: Climate change; Energy; Technology;

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    1. Son Kim & Kenichi Wada & Atsushi Kurosawa & Matthew Roberts, 2014. "Nuclear energy response in the EMF27 study," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 123(3), pages 443-460, April.
    2. Yunfa Zhu & Madanmohan Ghosh, 2014. "Temperature control, emission abatement and costs: key EMF 27 results from Environment Canada’s Integrated Assessment Model," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 123(3), pages 571-582, April.


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