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Carbon vs. Energy Intensity

Modeling the future emissions of global carbon is big business (albeit on an academic scale). There are dozens of groups with their more or less black box models, which if fed scenarios for e.g. income, population and technological change, will … Continue reading

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Cooling China And Then Some.

Since my dissertation writing days I have been interested in forecasts of China’s greenhouse gas emissions. I am clearly not the only person interested in this topic, yet we environmental/energy economists have something to contribute on top of the excellent … Continue reading

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The Rising Chinese Middle Class

Vice President’ Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States last week focused attention on the Chinese economy. NPR’s Talk of the Nation, for instance, featured Rob Gifford, the China editor for The Economist Magazine yesterday. Gifford highlighted several interesting facts: … Continue reading

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