Jeffrey Logan

Battelle, Advanced International Studies Unit

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For China, the Shift to Climate-Friendly Energy Depends on International Collaboration

Originally published in the January/February 2007 issue of Boston Review According to the latest International Energy Agency forecast, China may become the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases as early as 2009. While it will be many decades before China …

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Developing Countries & Global Climate Change : Electric Power Options in Argentina

  The Republic of Argentina is positioning itself at the forefront of the climate change debate among non-Annex I countries. It initiated market reforms in the early 1990s that made the economy more efficient while providing mixed, but on balance, …

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Developing Countries & Global Climate Change: Electric Power Options in Brazil

Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world and its economy is roughly equal to that of all other South American countries combined. Yet, its greenhouse gas emissions are less than one-third of the continent’s total due to the …

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Developing Countries & Global Climate Change: Electric Power Options in China

With annual releases of over 918 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, the People’s Republic of China takes center stage among developing countries in the climate change debate. If China could achieve significant emission reductions from the …

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Developing Countries & Global Climate Change: Electric Power Options in India

The electric power sector in India is characterized by low per capita energy use, rapid growth in demand, heavy losses in transmission and distribution, and tariffs well below average costs. Coal dominates usage, which combined with hydropower represents 85 percent …

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Developing Countries & Global Climate Change: Electric Power Options in Korea

The Republic of Korea straddles the line between developed and developing countries. Power demand is expanding rapidly – a “business-as-usual” path doubles consumption by 2015 – and the economy is driven largely by basic, energy-intensive industries. In addition, Korea imports …

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