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Climate change policy : facts, issues and analyses

Author: C J Jepma; Mohan Munasinghe; Netherlands.; Stockholm Environment Institute.; Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
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Inspired by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Second Assessment Report, Jepma and Munasinghe set out to create a concise, practical, and compelling approach to climate change issues. In Climate Change Policy: Facts, Issues, and Analyses, they deftly explain the implications of global warming and the risks involved in attempting to mitigate climate change. They look at how and where to initiate action,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C J Jepma; Mohan Munasinghe; Netherlands.; Stockholm Environment Institute.; Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics.
ISBN: 052159314X 9780521593144 0521596882 9780521596886
OCLC Number: 36548886
Notes: "Sponsored by the government of the Netherlands, cosponsored by the Stockholm Environment Institute and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics."
Description: xv, 331 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Foreword / Bert Bolin and Robert Watson --
Foreword / James P. Bruce and Hoesung Lee --
1. Scope and Implications of Climate Change --
2. Methodological and Conceptual Issues --
3. Decision-Making Framework --
4. Decision Criteria and Tools --
5. Greenhouse Damage and Adaptation --
6. Assessment of Technology Options --
7. Costs of Implementation --
8. Summary and Conclusions.
Responsibility: Catrinus J. Jepma, Mohan Munasinghe.
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