Special Issue "Greenhouse Gas Emission Mitigation: Feasibility and Economics"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 May 2020).
Interests: economic impact analysis; environmental assessment (economic); sustainable agriculture; agriculture and resources; adoption of new technologies; irrigation and drainage economics
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Climate change has been accepted as a new normal for the coming generations all over the world. Although many decision-makers have now opted to undertake adaptation to these changes, mitigation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions cannot be totally lost sight of, as it is very relevant in the long run. With this in mind, this Special Issue is being planned to provide information to decision-makers on the feasibility and economics of mitigation of greenhouse gases from various sectors. GHG mitigation has two basic aspects: technical feasibility and social acceptability. The first aspect requires the provision of scientific evidence that shows that the adoption of certain measures would reduce GHG emissions from a given economic activity. Here, the adoption process and likely bio-physical direct and side effects need to be investigated. The second aspect is about adoption of recommended measures by decision-makers. The economics of adopting a mitigation measure is an important consideration for a decision-maker prior to adopting it. Related to this is the relative cost of mitigation if two or more measures are available for adoption. In these assessments, merely looking at the direct cost to the adopters is insufficient, since the side effects on the rest of society are equally, if not more, important. In addition, equally important is the evaluation of policy instruments that government might like to use to promote the adoption of GHG mitigation measures.Prof. Dr. Suren Kulshreshtha
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- Greenhouse gas (GHG) mitigation measures
- Technology-related measures for mitigation
- Direct effects of mitigation on the adopting sector
- Effect of adoption of mitigation measures on society
- Economic of mitigation of GHGs
- Policy instruments
- Efficacy of policy instruments for mitigation
- Benefit–cost analysis
- Factors affecting the adoption of a measure
- Relative cost of mitigation