February 28, 2007
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Global Climate Change Digest
A Guide to Information on Greenhouse Gases and Ozone Depletion
Published July 1988 through June 1999
FROM VOLUME 8, NUMBER 5, MAY 1995
Management: The Unexpected Consequences of the Promotion of Energy Efficiency,
Feb. 1995, $95. Order from MCM Energy Res. Inc., 2581 Leghorn St., Mountain View
CA 94043 (tel: 415 940 7790; fax: 415 964 9949).
A survey of 40 utility demand-side management program managers on their
opinions about deregulation, increased competition in the electric power
industry, and the future of DSM planning.
Industry Structure, Ownership and Regulation in OECD Countries, Nov. 1994,
Prompted by rapid changes in the electricity supply industry, including
increasing privatization. Concludes that there is no reason to believe that
competition is incompatible with supply security. However, the environmental
effects of electricity supply can be extensive without close control. Efficient
tools are available to address environmental challenges under different
structures and ownership.
Affected with the
Public Interest: Electric Utility Restructuring in an Era of Competition, J.
Hamrin, Ed., 172 pp., Sep. 1994, $33. Order from Natl. Assoc. of Regulatory
Utility Commissioners, POB 684, Washington DC 20044 (tel: 202 898 2200; fax: 202
Examines prospects for renewable energy sources under several scenarios
involving restructuring in the utility industry.
New Generation of
Fossil-Fired Power Plants, 1994, $5 (Greenpeace-USA).
If the new power plants currently proposed for construction in the U.S. were
built, the CO2 emissions from this sector would increase 32% over
1990 levels by 2010.
Six items from
Resources for the Future, Discussion Papers, External Affairs, 1616 P St. NW,
Washington DC 20036 (202 328 5025). Each costs $6; all were published in 1994.
Prices, Regulation and Energy Conservation (94-07), A.B. Jaffe, R.N.
An Analysis of Alternative Approaches to Implementing Social Costing of
Electricity in Maryland (94-39), K.L. Palmer, A.J. Krupnick et al.
Distributional and Environmental Consequences of Taxes on Energy: A
Partial Equilibrium Model of U.S. Household Energy Demand (94-19), H.
Dowlatabadi, R.J. Kopp, F.T. Tschang.
Shifting Gears: New Directions for Cars and Clean Air (94-26), W.
Harrington, M.A. Walls, V. McConnell.
Estimating an Emissions Supply Function from Accelerated Vehicle
Retirement Programs (94-09), A. Alberini, W. Harrington, V. McConnell.
Reducing Emissions from Old Cars: The Economics of the Delaware Program
(94-27), A. Alberini, D. Edelstein et al.
Cashing In at the
Pump: A State-by-State Analysis of Fuel Cost Savings from Higher Fuel Economy
Standards, Sierra Club and U.S. Public Interest Group, 1994. Contact Sierra
Club Distribution Ctr., Random House Inc., Westminster MD 21157 (800 638 6460).
Calls on President Clinton to honor a campaign pledge to raise auto fuel
economy standards to 45 mpg. Notes that increased fuel efficiency is the biggest
step the U.S. can take to curb global warming.
Global Energy in
the 21st Century: Patterns, Projections and Problems, P. Raskin, R.
Margolis, 1994. Contact Info. Off., Stockholm Environ. Inst., Box 2142, S-103
14, Stockholm, Swed. (tel: 46 8 723 03 60; fax: 46 8 723 03 48; e-mail:
and the Environment: Selected Topics, C.M. Siddayao, L.A. Griffin, Eds.,
1994, $15.95. Order through World Bank.
Shows how to develop new energy sources in ways that are less damaging to
the environment than previous practices. Discusses how developing countries can
identify the most important environmental issues for their energy investments;
measure costs and benefits; and incorporate macroeconomic and institutional
issues into energy planning.
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