En-ROADS Dynamics

What’s the difference between a carbon price and a tax on a fuel (coal, oil, natural gas, or bioenergy)?
A carbon price and a tax on a fuel both discourage the use of fossil fuels, but there are some differences in how the fees are applied. The Carbon Price sli...
Wed, Jul 15, 2020 at 10:56 AM
Why does coal use grow so large in En-ROADS?
Given the decline of coal recently in the U.S. and Europe, it may be surprising to see demand for coal growing in En-ROADS. Keeping coal in the ground is on...
Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 12:51 PM
Why doesn’t renewable energy grow faster, sooner, and larger in En-ROADS?
The accelerating growth of renewable energy is one of the most hopeful signs when it comes to addressing climate change. For example, the cost of utility-sc...
Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 2:16 PM
What are the main dynamics driving the results I see in En-ROADS?
You can find information about the major dynamics in En-ROADS in the Background on En-ROADS Dynamics section, and on individual slider pages, within the En-...
Tue, Jul 28, 2020 at 10:44 AM
Why are the slider ranges (min and max) what they are? How did you decide the range of the sliders?
The En-ROADS User Guide contains information about the ranges of each slider in the “Slider Settings” sections throughout the guide. Each of the energy sup...
Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 1:47 PM
What happens to the revenue from taxes or a carbon price in En-ROADS?
En-ROADS does not currently incorporate the revenue from pricing mechanisms (such as a tax on a fuel, or a carbon price) into its economic calculations. How...
Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 11:04 AM