Benchmarking climate change strategies under constrained resource usage

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dc.contributor.author Nettleton, Stuart John
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-10T03:14:00Z
dc.date.accessioned 2012-12-15T03:51:14Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-10T03:14:00Z
dc.date.available 2012-12-15T03:51:14Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2100/1012
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/19993
dc.description University of Technology, Sydney. Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology.
dc.description.abstract This doctoral dissertation presents evidence based research into climate change policy. The research technique of political economy is used to investigate policy development. A major change in the Anglo-American growth paradigm from unconstrained to constrained growth is identified. The implications of this change for climate change policy are identified. The political economy of climate change policies is expressed in a new Spatial Climate Economic Policy Tool for Regional Equilibria (Sceptre). This is an innovative bechmarking approach to computable general equilibrium (CGE) that provides a spatial analysis of geopolitical blocs and industry groupings within these blocs. It includes international markets for carbon commodities and geophysical climate effects. It is shown that climate constrained growth raises local policy issues in managing technology diffusion and dysfunctional resource expansive specialisations exacerbated by the creation of global carbon markets. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.subject Climate change. en_AU
dc.subject Computable general equilibrium. en_AU
dc.subject Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric. en_AU
dc.subject Global warming. en_AU
dc.subject Political economy. en_AU
dc.title Benchmarking climate change strategies under constrained resource usage en
dc.type Thesis (PhD) en


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