Air Pollution, Health and Economic Impacts of Global Change Policy Andfuture Technologies: An Integrated Model Analysis

  • Wang, Chien (PI)
  • Yang, Huiyan (CoPI)
  • Graham, John J. (CoPI)
  • Reilly, J. M. (CoPI)
  • Webster, Mort D. (CoPI)
  • Selin, N. E. (CoPI)
  • Amar, Praveen (CoPI)
  • Prinn, R. G. (CoPI)
  • Paltsev, S. (CoPI)

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

The central research questions for this study are: 1) How will technologies and policy choices in response to global change, specifically transportation technologies, impact air quality, human health and the economy on global to local scales by 2050? 2) What are the quantified costs and benefits of these different adaptation choices? Our focus will be to assess the local air pollution impacts of 1) emerging vehicle technologies such as plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and biofuels and 2) air pollution and climate policies, separately and in combination. We will assess their impacts on human health and the economic benefits and costs of these policies and technologies.
StatusFinished
Effective start/end date9/1/098/31/12

Funding

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: $600,000.00

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