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Edwin Van der Werf

Modeling Linkages Between Climate Policy and Land Use: An Overview

  • Abstract

    Agriculture and forestry play an important role in emitting and storing greenhouse gases. For an efficient and cost-effective climate policy it is therefore important to explicitly include land use, land use change, and forestry (LULUCF) in economy-climate models. This paper gives an overview and assessment of existing approaches to include land use, land-use change, and forestry into climate-economy models or to link economy-climate models to land-use models.
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    Q23, Q24, Q25, Q42
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