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Estimating the Social Cost of Non-CO2 GHG Emissions: Methane and Nitrous Oxide

Abstract: Many estimates of the social cost of CO2 emissions (SCCO2) can be found in the climate economics literature. However, to date far fewer estimates of the social costs of other greenhouse gases have been published, and many of those that are ava… more »

Biofuel policies and the environment: Do climate benefits warrant increased production from biofuel feedstocks?

Abstract: We examine whether climate benefits warrant policies promoting biofuel production from agricultural crops when other environmental impacts are accounted for. We develop a general economic–ecological modelling framework for integrated analysis… more »

Diesel trains may go green - EPA grant could cut pollution from two Glendale-bound locomotives

According to Joe Anuta at www.yournable.com : Glendale residents Abignew Marczak and his wife Barbara have complained about the pollution from trains in the neighborhood. Two antiquated diesel trains that belch out clouds of pollution as they hau… more »

Cost effectiveness of nitrate leaching mitigation measures for grassland livestock systems at locations in England and Wales

Abstract: As much as 60% of the nitrate in water in England is thought to derive from agriculture. Legislation aims to improve water quality by limiting nitrate concentration in surface and groundwaters to 50 mg l−1. The UK Government responded to… more »