Pathways to a low carbon society : a comparison of low-carbon transition scenarios (eBook, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Pathways to a low carbon society : a comparison of low-carbon transition scenarios

Author: James Gaede; Policy Research Initiative (Canada)
Publisher: Ottawa, Ont. : Policy Research Initiative, 2010.
Series: Working paper series (Policy Research Initiative (Canada)), #052.; PRI project., Sustainable development.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This paper reviews a series of 15 low-carbon transition scenario studies, composing 40 scenarios in total, on the basis of their key constraints, drivers of change and implications for policy. The goal is to compare assumptions and values that the authors assign to these elements of their scenarios, in order to inform the development of plausible low carbon transition scenarios in Canada.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Gaede; Policy Research Initiative (Canada)
OCLC Number: 772689646
Language Note: Abstract in English and French.
Notes: "October 2010."
Description: 1 online resource (46 pages)
Contents: Executive summary --
Résumé --
Introduction --
Scenario constraints --
Drivers of change --
Emissions scenarios --
Responses to climate change / energy system development --
Pathways to emissions targets --
Policy implications --
Appendix A. General model of low-carbon transition parameters --
Appendix B. Annotated bibliography --
International scenarios --
Country scenarios --
References --
Notes.
Series Title: Working paper series (Policy Research Initiative (Canada)), #052.; PRI project., Sustainable development.
Responsibility: James Gaede.

Abstract:

This paper reviews a series of 15 low-carbon transition scenario studies, composing 40 scenarios in total, on the basis of their key constraints, drivers of change and implications for policy. The goal is to compare assumptions and values that the authors assign to these elements of their scenarios, in order to inform the development of plausible low carbon transition scenarios in Canada.

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