Global Warming and Economic Development: A Holistic Approach by Anantha K. Duraiappah (auth.)

By Anantha K. Duraiappah (auth.)

The laptop revolution either within the in addition to in software program has made it attainable for economists to investigate advanced concerns which can no longer be solved long ago through analytical equipment. a wide library of numerical ideas are actually to be had to economists for fixing types starting from an easy method of linear simultaneous equations to massive non-linear dynamic optimization versions. we strive to use those developments in computational economics to handle the problem of worldwide warming and monetary improvement. using desktop simulation versions has better the knowledge of a few of the underlying matters within the worldwide warming literature which might were most unlikely with no those types. despite the fact that, to this point, the worldwide warming factor has been addressed in a partial equilibrium framework. In different phrases, the weather scientists are inclined to specify monetary variables as exogenous variables of their worldwide warming types whereas the economists do an analogous by means of specifying the weather variables as exogenous variables of their international warming versions. either techniques forget about very important suggestions relationships that allows you to be prompted while both financial or weather variables are perturbed. the precise version constitution will be one within which either structures are included inside of one framework with emphasis at the future results of greenhouse fuel curtailing guidelines and the corresponding influence at the financial progress strength of the economies.

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As they embark on the same industrialization process the developed countries followed in the past, they are going to duplicate the carbon dioxide emission trends of the developed countries. But unlike the developed countries, the size of emissions is estimated to be ten fold larger due to the greater size population in these countries. This result arises from the assumption that the developing countries believe that energy is required for economic growth and base their objectives for economic prosperity on achieving the same energy per capita use as witnessed in the developed countries.

33 If adaptive policies cannot eradicate global warming, than what purpose do they serve? There are two answers to the above question. The first response is that adaptive costs are significantly less than the preventive costs which are needed to reduce GHG emissions. This is still a highly debatable point depending on the degree of temperature rise. The second response points to the fact that GHG emissions to date have already committed us to a certain degree of global warming. 5 degree rise in the future.

If a variable is represented mathematically as q;'pt, then this variable is represented in GAMS by QP(R,S,P,T). 49 In other words, the superscript becomes part of the name of the variable and the subscripts indicate the sets over which the variable is defined. The above notation style is also valid for equation and parameter specifications. 3 Set Specifications The degree of aggregation in the model is represented by the set specification. In this study, there are four types of aggregation and therefore four set declarations.

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