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documents in the library in the category Economics

Economics: Economic effects of climate deregulation in both negative and positive directions. Costs of damage, and mitigation actions. Employment opportunities provided by energy transformation.

http://sauvonsleclimat.org/images/articles/pdf_files/Plaquette SLCHD 6.pdf
also in categories energy, french, mitigation, plans and scenarios moreless
A thorough mitigation scenario to contain temperature rise to 2°C. Gives detail requirements for all major GHG generating sectors. Much has been deduced from the situation in France, however the logic is transferable to other countries. moreless
http://www.carbontax.org/carbon-tax-myths/
also in categories coal, fossil fuel, government, natural gas, petroleum moreless
The entrenched power of the fossil-fuel industry and its political backers isn’t all that stands in the way of taxes on carbon pollution. Outmoded ideas and enduring myths about energy use and taxes are also factors. A list of 8 myths explained. moreless
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWq4TTI_DNw
also in categories coal, fossil fuel, government, natural gas, petroleum moreless
An interview with James Hansen at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. Here, Dr. Hansen speaks in simple, politically astute terms about how best to put a price on carbon. We are already paying a carbon tax, with the lungs, brains, and organs of our citizens, and it is costing us billions. It’s time we face up to consciously pricing fossil fuels so that we can make market based, rational decisions on our energy policy. moreless
http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/mailings/2014/20140221_DraftOpinion.pdf
also in categories education and training, effects, energy, fossil fuel, international references, nuclear, sea, solar, wind moreless
Do numbers speak ? Here are the numbers, and here are explanations of what they are saying. The truths are more important than the myths. Should be obligatory reading. Do numbers speak ? Here are the numbers, and here are explanations of what they are saying. The truths are more important than the myths. Should be obligatory reading. Do numbers speak? Here are the numbers, and here are explanations of what they are saying. The truths are more important than the myths. Should be obligatory reading. moreless
http://www.manicore.com/documentation/petrole/Charbon_nucleaire.html
also in categories effects, energy, french, health, nuclear moreless
Implications, economic and climatic, of exiting from nuclear. moreless
https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/11/06/fact-sheet-obama-administration-announces-actions-ensure-nuclear-energy
also in categories energy, government, industry, nuclear moreless
As detailed in the Climate Action Plan, President Obama is committed to using every appropriate tool to combat climate change. Nuclear power, which in 2014 generated about 60 percent of carbon-free electricity in the United States, continues to play a major role in efforts to reduce carbon emissions from the power sector. The continued development of new and advanced nuclear technologies along with support for currently operating nuclear power plants is an important component of our clean energy strategy. moreless
http://www.world-nuclear.org/information-library.aspx
also in categories energy, industry, nuclear, technology moreless
Facts, figures, energy and environment, country profiles, future developments, etc. moreless
https://sauvonsleclimat.org/images/articles/pdf_files/art_sel/Enforced nuclear-inderscience-site.pdf
also in categories carbon capture, energy, mitigation, nuclear, plans and scenarios moreless
This paper proposes a modification of the IPPC mitigation scenario MESSAGE whereby large scale deployment of nuclear reactors are deployed from 2020 rather than 2060, thereby greatly reducing the need for yet unproven carbon capture. moreless
https://www.manicore.com/anglais/documentation_a/greenhouse/kaya_equation.html#titre
also in categories carbon capture, causes, energy, mitigation, nuclear, solar, success and failures, wind moreless
Greenhouse gases emissions, wealth, energy intensity, population... The link between all those figures, that a number of experts - physicists, economists, engineers, demographers - all appreciate in their own field ? An simple equation, absolutely wonderful because it is precisely so simple (and, as we will see, so awful for the same reason), allows us to show how these notions can be linked to one another. Perhaps the missing link in making climate mitigation decisions? A Jancovici classic. moreless
https://www.manicore.com/anglais/documentation_a/energy.html
also in category energy moreless
Jancovici argues that it is not energy that depends on the economy, but the other way around. This has important consequences.The economy - depends strongly on energy. Our economy is "only" a large system to transform resources, taking into the environment all kind of things to turn them into products and services. As any transformation goes along with the use of energy, it seems logical that the output of the economy is strongly coupled to the amount of energy injected in the system. moreless
http://collections.plos.org/responding-to-climate-change
also in categories causes, effects, energy, health, international references, mitigation, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, wind moreless
Massive climate documentation library. A “must” reference for diverse quality information. Few areas can benefit as much from Open Access as climate change research: the combination of public, scientific, and governmental interest with the mounting misinformation, unsubstantiated opinions, and unsourced data make public access to original, well-reported, and peer-reviewed climate change research of utmost importance. An international reference. moreless
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/rec.12209/pdf
also in categories agriculture, carbon capture, causes, effects, forests, mitigation moreless
Tropical reforestation (TR) has been highlighted as an important intervention for climate change mitigation because of its carbon storage potential. TR can also play other frequently overlooked, but significant, roles in helping society and ecosystems adapt to climate variability and change. For example, reforestation can ameliorate climate-associated impacts of altered hydrological cycles in watersheds, protect coastal areas from increased storms, and provide habitat to reduce the probability of species’ extinctions under a changing climate. moreless
http://energie-crise.fr/IMG/pdf/10-f.-wagner-l-houches-kurz.pdf
also in categories coal, effects, energy, fossil fuel, mitigation, nuclear, solar, success and failures, wind moreless
Max Planck Institut’s analysis of the German energy transition project and identification of it’s numerous limitations. moreless
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0081648
also in categories carbon capture, causes, effects, energy, forests, government, industry, mitigation, plans and scenarios moreless
James Hansen, et.al. Assessment of impacts of global warming using ongoing observations and paleoclimate data. We use Earth’s measured energy imbalance, paleoclimate data, and simple representations of the global carbon cycle and temperature to define emission reductions needed to stabilise climate and avoid potentially disastrous impacts. moreless
http://www4.unfccc.int/ndcregistry/Pages/Home.aspx
also in categories agriculture, energy, forests, government, international references, negotiations, plans and scenarios moreless
A public database of submitted INDCs. This data can be used to calculate a worldwide mitigation response. These commitments are expected to improve over time. moreless
http://bigpicture.unfccc.int/
also in categories agriculture, education and training, effects, government, international references, mitigation, negotiations, plans and scenarios moreless
A United Nations overview of climate issues, activities, and science. Gathers and shares information on GHG emissions, national policies and best practices,Launch national strategies and measures for reducing GHGs and adapting to the adverse impacts of climate change, including developing financial and technical support to developing countries, Cooperate in preparation for taking mitigation measures and adaptation measures. moreless
https://www.climate.gov/news-features/features/2015-state-climate-highlights
also in categories agriculture, causes, education and training, effects, energy, forests, government, international references, models, plans and scenarios, sea, technology moreless
The State of the Climate report series is an authoritative annual summary of the global climate. Published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, the report is edited by scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. The 2015 report is based on contributions from more than 450 scientists from 62 countries, drawing on tens of thousands of measurements of Earth's climate. moreless
http://www.sfen.org/fr/rgn/allemagne-la-facture-delectricite-senvole
also in categories energy, french, plans and scenarios, success and failures, technology moreless
Discussions of the costs of the German Energy Transition plan, and it’s achievements and limitations ;Conclusion: Le rapport coût-bénéfice de la transition énergétique allemande est désastreux. En dépit de ces investissements astronomiques dans le développement des renouvelables, la décarbonisation du secteur électrique ne progresse pas. Les émissions des gaz à effet de serre sont mêmes revenues à leur niveau de 2009. Allemagne ne semble pas en mesure d’atteindre les objectifs climatiques qu’elle s’est fixée. moreless
http://www.developpement-durable.gouv.fr/IMG/pdf/14123-8-GB_loi-TE-mode-emploi_DEF_light.pdf
also in categories energy, french, government, industry, mitigation, negotiations, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, transportation, wind moreless
Description of the plan adopted into French law in 2015. Can be used as a base to follow the achievements, or limitations of the objectives. moreless
http://www.carbonpricingleadership.org/what/
also in categories mitigation, negotiations moreless
The phrase “put a price on carbon” is becoming common in corporate and government conversation . The World Bank Group, business groups, and investors have called on governments and corporations to support carbon pricing as a way to bring down emissions and drive investment into cleaner options. moreless
http://unfccc.int/files/focus/long-term_strategies/application/pdf/mid_century_strategy_report-final_red.pdf
also in categories biofuel, carbon capture, causes, coal, effects, energy, forests, fossil fuel, government, habitation, hydroelectric, industry, mitigation, natural gas, negotiations, nuclear, petroleum, plans and scenarios, promising technology, recycling solutions, solar, success and failures, technology, transportation, wind moreless
US commitment to COP22. This document lays out a strategy to deeply decarbonize the U.S. economy by 2050. This document has been presented immediately after the US 2016 election results. At this point in time, little is known about the future of these very worthwhile commitments. moreless
http://www.bmub.bund.de/fileadmin/Daten_BMU/Download_PDF/Klimaschutz/klimaschutzplan_2050_kurzf_en_bf.pdf
also in categories coal, mitigation moreless
German Mid-Century Strategy plan. Very brief. Contains intentions with no measurable actions. In view of Germany’s reputation of being avant garde in the early adoption of renewables, this document deserves considerable scrutiny. Germany intends to define an actual strategy in 2018. Compared to the detailed American document, this is void of almost everything. moreless
https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/239588-starting-2018-china-will-begin-turning-coal-plants-nuclear-reactors
also in categories coal, energy, mitigation, nuclear, technology moreless
Chinese atomic energy experts have announced an ambitious plan to begin turning the country’s coal plant infrastructure into working nuclear power stations. The first working demonstration unit could begin real commercial operations as early as 2018.The plan could reenforce China’s position as one of the world’s most aggressive actors on climate change — though just as important to China is nuclear’s ability to help deal with its growing problem with air pollution. moreless
https://toolkit.climate.gov/
also in categories agriculture, causes, community, education and training, effects, energy, forests, government, health, industry, mitigation, models, recycling solutions, technology, transportation, video moreless
Frameworks and tools to understand and address climate issues that impact people and their communities. Build resilience to climate impacts, see what others are doing, explore local situations. moreless
http://unfccc.int/files/mfc2013/application/pdf/fr_strategy_resume2.pdf
also in categories agriculture, biofuel, carbon capture, coal, energy, forests, fossil fuel, french, government, habitation, hydroelectric, industry, natural gas, nuclear, petroleum, plans and scenarios, recycling solutions, solar, technology, transportation, waste, wind moreless
Explains how France intends to reduce GHG to 140 Mt (divide by factor 4, 1990 — 2050) in two generations. moreless
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5515d9f9e4b04d5c3198b7bb/t/552d37bbe4b07a7dd69fcdbb/1429026747046/An Ecomodernist Manifesto.pdf
also in categories agriculture, carbon capture, community, effects, energy, forests, government, habitation, industry, nuclear, plans and scenarios, promising technology, technology moreless
A revolutionary reevaluation of environmentalism, with a high reliance on technology to provide human needs while providing environmental space for wilderness and wild things. moreless
http://decarbonizeurope.org/en/
also in categories agriculture, coal, effects, energy, forests, fossil fuel, habitation, industry, negotiations, plans and scenarios, transportation moreless
Nine propositions to take Europe to a post-carbon era before 2050 moreless
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/56a45d683b0be33df885def6/t/58226d96d2b85731cb704dca/1478651293072/Clean Energy Emergency v17.pdf
also in categories effects, energy, nuclear, solar, success and failures, wind moreless
Quantitative effects of replacing nuclear worldwide. moreless
http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy12osti/53066.pdf
also in categories energy, industry, promising technology, solar, technology moreless
Developing a Cost Model and Methodology to Estimate Capital Costs for Thermal Energy Storage moreless
https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3449828/2017-1-5-FREEDOM-PARTNERSremoving-Barriers.pdf
also in category government moreless
A list of Obama era regulations that business lobbyists want to eliminate and strategies to make this acceptable to the public. moreless
https://www.bp.com/content/dam/bp/pdf/energy-economics/energy-outlook-2017/bp-energy-outlook-2017.pdf
also in categories energy, government moreless
Rapid improvements in the competitiveness of renewable energy mean that increases in renewables, together with nuclear and hydro energy, provide around half of the increase inglobal energy out to 2035. Even so, the most likely path sees carbon emissions continuing to increase, indicating the need for further policy action. moreless
https://globalchange.mit.edu/sites/default/files/newsletters/files/2016-JP-Outlook.pdf
also in categories agriculture, biofuel, carbon capture, energy, forests, mitigation, models, nuclear, plans and scenarios, solar, technology, wind moreless
MIT RESEARCH MISSIONOur integrated team of natural and social scientists studies the interactions among human and Earth systems to provide a sound foundation of scientific knowledge to aid decision?makers in confronting future food, energy, water, climate, air pollution and other interwoven challenges. Much details on energy alternatives, including costs, safety, and Timeliness of availability. moreless
http://www.sauvonsleclimat.org/images/articles/pdf_files/etudes/Electricites intermittentes.pdf
also in categories energy, french, habitation, solar, wind moreless
Wind and solar generated electricity, CO2, and prices for WesternEeuropean households moreless
http://www.tsp-data-portal.org/
also in categories energy, industry, models, technology moreless
Oil Production Extrapolation, Scenarios, Electricity Statistics, Primary energy Statistics, Climate. Data can be browsed, exported, modeled moreless
https://energsustainsoc.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s13705-014-0029-1
also in categories energy, solar, technology, wind moreless
This article presents some crucial findings of the joint research project entitled «Storage of electric energy from renewable sources in the natural gas grid-water electrolysis and synthesis of gas components». The challenges of using these technologies on an industrial scale are discussed. moreless
http://www.climate-lab-book.ac.uk/
also in categories causes, education and training, international references moreless
Blogs by climate scientists supplemented by comments from anyone. Lot’s of sophisticated graphics. moreless

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