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Energy to 2050, Scenarios for a Sustainable Future, 2003

Energy to 2050, Scenarios for a Sustainable Future, 2003

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Attention to the bottom line and to the price signals given by the market
puts industry in a better position to react to a changing environment. To
be effective, a successful climate and energy policy in this sector needs to
send steady signals. While standards may play a role in promoting energy
efficiency or reducing polluting emissions, reducing use of carbon based
fuels is probably better done through cap and trade schemes, through
taxes or through other economic incentives. These, combined with the
elimination of harmful subsidies, should induce enough technological
change and process innovation to achieve the goals.

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