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Climate change : getting it right.

Author: Minh Bui Jones; Committee for Economic Development of Australia.
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : CEDA, ©2007.
Series: Growth, 59.; Growth (Melbourne, Vic.), 59.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Given the imperfect knowledge of both the science and economics of climate change, there is a growing consensus that sensible risk management calls for government policy intervention to mitigate the flow of greenhouse gas emissions and businesses and households to prepareand invest in climate change adaptation strategies.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Minh Bui Jones; Committee for Economic Development of Australia.
ISBN: 0858012707 9780858012707
OCLC Number: 271413105
Notes: CEDA Growth Reports no. 59.
Contents:--Foreward--1. Introduction--Climate science: 2. Warming up - what we know about climate change--3. Climate models - measuring and forecasting climate change--Economics and Governance--4. Reviewing Stern - lessons for Australia--5. Beyond 2012 - where global policy is heading after Kyoto--6. Climate change and India - a perspective for the developing world--Policy response and technology--7. The carbon tax - an alternative to carbon trading--8. Managing price and targets - Why a hybrid policy is better for Australia--9. Castles in the ground - the prospects of carbon capture and storage.
Description: 98 pages : illustrations, charts, tables ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword / David Byers --
1. Introduction / by John Freebairn --
Climate science --
2. Warming up : what we know about climate change / by Graeme Pearman --
3. Climate models : measuring and forecasting climate change / by Ronald Prinn --
Economics and Governance --
4. Reviewing Stern : lessons for Australia / by Robert Mendelsohn --5. Beyond 2012 : where global policy is heading after Kyoto / by Brian Fisher and Anna Matysek --
6. Climate change and India : a perspective from the developing world / by Jyoti Parikh --
Policy response and technology--7. The carbon tax : an alternative to carbon trading / by Robert Shapiro --
8. Managing price and targets : why a hybrid policy is better for Australia / by Warwick McKibbin and Peter Wilcoxen --
9. Castles in the ground : the prospects for carbon capture and storage / by Peter Cook.
Series Title: Growth, 59.; Growth (Melbourne, Vic.), 59.

Abstract:

Given the imperfect knowledge of both the science and economics of climate change, there is a growing consensus that sensible risk management calls for government policy intervention to mitigate the flow of greenhouse gas emissions and businesses and households to prepareand invest in climate change adaptation strategies.

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