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Views on peak oil and its relation to climate change policy

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2010

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Verbruggen, A., and Al Marchohi, M., 2010, Views on peak oil and its relation to climate change policy: Energy Policy, v. 38, iss. 10, 10 p.

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Increasing the proportion of power derived from renewable energy sources is becoming an increasingly important part of many countries's strategies to achieve reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. However, renewable energy investments can often have external costs and benefits, which need to be taken into account if socially optimal investments are to be made. This paper attempts to estimate the magnitude of these external costs and benefits for the case of renewable technologies in Scotland, a country which has set particularly ambitious targets for expanding renewable energy. The external effects we consider are those on landscape quality, wildlife and air quality. We also consider the welfare implications of different investment [...]

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