Energy and Environmental Policy Modeling (International Series in Operations Research & Management Science)
John P. WeyantISBN: 0792383486;
The primary objective of Energy and Environmental Policy Modeling is to introduce a variety of recent energy--environmental modeling concepts, and to provide an overview of these modeling concepts. Another major objective of the book is the application of management science techniques to energy and environment policy issues which have expanded dramatically over the last twenty-five years: the results from these applications have become increasingly relied upon by those making energy and environmental decisions. Thus, an overview of some of the most interesting work in this field on some of the biggest contemporary policy issues is a worthy objective. In this respect, policy issues are discussed in the following conceptual modeling frameworks: end-use modeling, integrating supply and demand, aggregate energy--economy interactions, and multi-sector energy--economy interactions. Hence the book begins with policy studies. First there is a chapter on oil resource depletion and...
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