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Crecimiento económico y emisiones de CO2 por combustión de energéticos en México, 2005-2030

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  • Germán Alarco Tosoni

    () (Secretaría de Energía de México)

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Within the simulation horizon, through several scenerios related to the performance of the Mexican and international economies, CO2 emissions derived from energetic combustion are determined; and these could be classified as a base line for the design and implementation of policies that could reduce them. Furthermore, these emissions are projected through an extrapolation process, and the results of “official” policies to diminish them are determined given the existing assortment of goals; hence, the gaps pending for elimination are identified. On the other hand, the variety of policies implemented nowadays are not enough to face the problem’s magnitude; thus requiring the impulse of nuclear technology for power generation, the adoption of bio-fuels which allow an articulation with the agricultural sector, intense utilization of available energetics, more renewables, and the efficient usage of energy amongst many other policies.

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  • Germán Alarco Tosoni, 2006. "Crecimiento económico y emisiones de CO2 por combustión de energéticos en México, 2005-2030," Economía Mexicana NUEVA ÉPOCA, , vol. 0(2), pages 291-325, July-Dece.
  • Handle: RePEc:emc:ecomex:v:15:y:2006:i:2:p:291-325
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    Keywords

    Mexican economic growth; 2030 projections; CO2 emissions;

    JEL classification:

    • O21 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy - - - Planning Models; Planning Policy
    • Q51 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Valuation of Environmental Effects
    • Y - Miscellaneous Categories
    • Q56 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Environment and Development; Environment and Trade; Sustainability; Environmental Accounts and Accounting; Environmental Equity; Population Growth

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