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The MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) Model: Version 4
The Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model is the part of the MIT Integrated Global Systems Model (IGSM) that represents the human systems. EPPA is a recursive-dynamic multi-regionalExpand
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Towards New Scenarios for Analysis of Emissions, Climate Change, Impacts, and Response Strategies
This report summarizes the findings and recommendations from the Expert Meeting on New Scenarios held in Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, 19-21 September 2007. It is the culmination of the combinedExpand
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The MIT Emissions Prediction and Policy Analysis (EPPA) model : revisions, sensitivities, and comparisons of results
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The Economic Effects of Border Measures in Subglobal Climate Agreements
The Kyoto agreement as originally drafted sought to mitigate anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions through policy measures by most industrialized countries. It now seems likely that the agreementExpand
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Uncertainty Analysis of Climate Change and Policy Response
To aid climate policy decisions, accurate quantitative descriptions of the uncertainty in climate outcomes under various possible policies are needed. Here, we apply an earth systems model toExpand
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Tax Distortions and Global Climate Policy
We consider the efficiency implications of policies to reduce global carbon emissions in a world with pre-existing tax distortions. We first note that the weak double-dividend, the proposition thatExpand
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Is International Emissions Trading Always Beneficial
Economic efficiency is a major argument for international emissions trading under the Kyoto Protocol. We show that permit trading can be welfare decreasing for countries, even though private tradingExpand
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The Kyoto Protocol and Developing Countries
Abstract Under the Kyoto Protocol, the world's wealthier countries assumed binding commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The agreement requires these countries to consider ways to minimizeExpand
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Modeling the Transport Sector: The Role of Existing Fuel Taxes in Climate Policy
Existing fuel taxes play a major role in determining the welfare effects of exempting the transportation sector from measures to control greenhouse gases. To study this phenomenon we modify the MITExpand
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Poisoning with hair-dye containing paraphenylene diamine: ten years experience.
Hair-dye containing paraphenylene diamine (PPD) is widely used and this compound is known to be toxic, when ingested, to several organs including the kidney. In this study, we reviewed 150 casesExpand
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