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Policy Options for Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Implications for Agriculture

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  • Gilbert Metcalf

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The pace of activity around climate change legislation has picked up noticeably in 2007. The increased focus has brought new legislation to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs). These bills include cap-and-trade systems, and carbon taxes as well as energy bills that promote energy efficiency or renewables. Many also include support for research and developmetn for emission reducing alternatives.

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  • Gilbert Metcalf, 2007. "Policy Options for Controlling Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Implications for Agriculture," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 0710, Department of Economics, Tufts University.
  • Handle: RePEc:tuf:tuftec:0710
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    1. Gilbert Metcalf & David Weisbach, 2008. "The Design of a Carbon Tax," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 0727, Department of Economics, Tufts University.
    2. McCarl, Bruce A. & Attavanich, Witsanu & Musumba, Mark & Mu, Jianhong E. & Aisabokhae, Ruth, 2011. "Land Use and Climate Change," MPRA Paper 83993, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2014.

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    • Q1 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture
    • Q2 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation
    • Q5 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics
    • H2 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue

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