Title: The Convergence of Environmental Issues from Ecosystem Impacts to Technology Solutions
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Publication Date: 01/2004
Publication Type: Report/Publication
Contact: Chris Nichols
Program/Technology: Other
Author: Peter C. Balash (NETL)
Melissa Chan (NETL)
James Ekmann (NETL)
Sarah Forbes

This paper discusses the need for foresight and long-term planning goals in complex systems; specifically electricity generation systems. The paper provides an overview of complex systems and the need for adaptivity. This report also presents specific examples of how, in electricity generation systems, planners can take advantage of complexities and manage multiple problems with one solution.

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