Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases in the Second Generation Model

Fawcett, Allen A.; Sands, Ronald D.
October 2006
Energy Journal;Multi-Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, Vol. 27, p305
Academic Journal
The Second Generation Model (SGM) was developed to analyze policies designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This paper documents how greenhouse gas emissions are calculated in the SGM, and provides an application to several Energy Modeling Forum scenarios that stabilize radiative forcing by using policies that either exclusively limit CO2 emissions or include both CO2 and non-CO2 greenhouse gases. Additionally, this paper discusses an extension which includes advanced fossil generating technologies with CO2 capture and storage in the USA region of the SGM.


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