COALMOD-World: A Model to Assess International Coal Markets Until 2030
Christian Von Hirschhausen
Program on Energy and Sustainable Development
This paper introduces a tool to analyze the future developments
of the international steam coal market, the "COALMOD-World" model. Steam
coal is a major fuel for electricity generation today and its use is expected to grow
dramatically in the coming decades, despite the potential negative external effect on the climate through
the CO2 emissions.