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Avoided deforestation : prospects for mitigating climate change

Author: Stefanie Engel; Charles Palmer
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge explorations in environmental economics, 16.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Up until now the debate in terms of the scientific and economic implications of avoided deforestation has not been brought together. This book gathers together important research findings in the area along with their policy implications, whilst linking avoided deforestation to political economy as well as to the latest developments in environmental and natural resource economics.
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Avoided deforestation.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008039439
(OCoLC)255014283
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stefanie Engel; Charles Palmer
ISBN: 9780203880999 0203880994
OCLC Number: 328011639
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 258 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1 Introduction: Reducing CO2 emissions through avoided deforestation?; Part I Cost effectiveness of avoided deforestation; 2 Costs of avoided deforestation as a climate change mitigation option; 3 Economics of avoiding deforestation; 4 Assessing the economic potential for reducing deforestation in developing countries; Part II Policy and institutional barriers to avoided deforestation.
Series Title: Routledge explorations in environmental economics, 16.
Responsibility: edited by Charles Palmer and Stefanie Engel.

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