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The cost of climate policy

Author: Mark Jaccard; John Nyboer; Bryn Sadownik
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : University of British Columbia Press, ©2002.
Series: Sustainability and the environment.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Policy makers need to know as much as possible about the costs of taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As indispensable as this book will be to policy analysts, it is also an important primer for a wider range of readers interested in the economic implications of climate change."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Jaccard; John Nyboer; Bryn Sadownik
ISBN: 0774809507 9780774809504 0774809515 9780774809511
OCLC Number: 49648918
Awards: Winner of Outstanding Contribution to Public Policy, Government of Canada, Policy Research Initiative 2002 (Canada)
Short-listed for Donner Prize, Donner Foundation 2002 (Canada)
Short-listed for Doug Pervis Memorial Prize, Canadian Economics Association 2003 (Canada)
Description: xxii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. The Climate Change Threat: Why Reduce GHG Emissions? --
2. The Challenges of Estimating Emission Reduction Costs --
3. A Method for Estimating Policy Costs --
4. National Estimates --
5. Sectoral Estimates --
6. Regional Estimates --
7. Domestic Policy Options --
8. The Next Steps: Addressing the Uncertainties of GHG Abatement Costs.
Series Title: Sustainability and the environment.
Responsibility: Mark Jaccard, John Nyboer, Bryn Sadownik.

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We all want to reduce the risks of global warming, but how much will this cost? What will it mean on a personal, business, or community level? What policy responses should we expect from our  Read more...

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