Publication year: 2019
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This book analyzes and seeks to consolidate the use of robust quantitative tools and qualitative methods for the design and assessment of energy and climate policies. In particular, it examines energy and climate policy performance and associated risks, as well as public acceptance and portfolio analysis in climate policy, and presents methods for evaluating the costs and benefits of flexible policy implementation as well as new framings for business and market actors. In turn, it discusses the development of alternative policy pathways and the identification of optimal switching points, drawing on concrete examples to do so. Lastly, it discusses climate change mitigation policies’ implications for the agricultural, food, building, transportation, service and manufacturing sectors.
Subject: Economics and Finance / Environmental Economics / Operations Research / Decision Theory / robust policy making / adaptive policy making / multiple criteria decision making / energy and climate policy / decision making under uncertainty / collaborative uncertainty modeling / Climate Change Management and Policy / Energy Policy, Economics and Management / Public Policy