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Dynamic carbon caps. Splitting the bill: A fairer solution post-Kyoto?

  • Catton, Will
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    A dynamic carbon cap scheme is described and illustrated using a future growth scenario. This scheme, called a "bill-splitting dynamic carbon cap," uses national carbon caps that change in a manner designed to distribute burden equitably, and at the same time to encourage and feed off economic growth. This is achieved by distributing emission-reduction obligations away from the growers, and onto the emitters. The global emission-reduction response is thereby pegged to global growth.

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    Volume (Year): 37 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 12 (December)
    Pages: 5636-5649

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