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Economy-Energy-Environment Simulation

Beyond the Kyoto Protocol

  • Kimio Uno

Part of the Economy & Environment book series (ECEN, volume 20)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

  3. The Framework of Analysis

    1. Dirk Vanwynsberghe, Frank Hohmann
      Pages 33-53
    2. Bernd Meyer, Christian Lutz
      Pages 55-68
    3. Bernd Meyer, Christian Lutz
      Pages 69-80
  4. Economy-Energy-Environment, 2010

    1. Yumiko Umehara
      Pages 101-110
    2. Dirk Vanwynsberghe, Yumiko Umehara, Kimio Uno
      Pages 135-144
    3. Wang Yinchu, Zuo Li
      Pages 145-161
    4. Alexey Koltsov, Vladimir Volkov
      Pages 163-184
    5. Bernd Meyer, Christian Lutz
      Pages 185-189
  5. Methodologies

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 299-341

About this book

Introduction

In the policy arena, as well as in the academic world, a new challenge is having to deal with the global community. We are increasingly aware that the world is linked through economy–energy–environment interactions. We are increasingly aware, at the same time, that the emergence of the global community does not imply an integrated harmonious world; rather, it is a community where co- tries/regions of different interests and values face each other directly. Global governance has to be achieved through actions of national governments under different motives and constraints. We need to have an analytical tool that is capable of producing a global picture, yet with detailed country resolution. If the world is a better place now compared to 100 years ago in terms of p- capita income, this is due to the industrialization that continued throughout the 20th century. We entered the 21st century knowing that the human aspiration that translates into ever-increasing production may not be tenable in the long run. Sustainability of the global community is at stake. In contrast to inc- mental decision making through the market mechanism that should lead to some optimal state under some assumptions such as perfect knowledge, smooth movement of resources, no externalities, and so forth, we need to have an a- lytical tool to provide us with details of the future state of the world.

Keywords

CO2 Emission East Asia environment

Editors and affiliations

  • Kimio Uno
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Policy ManagementKeio University at Shonan Fujisawa CampusJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/0-306-47549-9
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-0450-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-306-47549-8
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-1019
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