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The Garnaut climate change review

Author: Ross Garnaut
Publisher: Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This review examines the impacts of climate change on the Australian economy and the costs of adaptation and mitigation. It analyses the elements of an appropriate international policy response, and the challenges that face Australia in playing its proportionate part in that response. The report is highly relevant to the global problem that is climate change. It considers what policies the international community  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ross Garnaut
ISBN: 9780521744447 052174444X
OCLC Number: 271756034
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume
Contents: 1. A decision-making framework --
2. Understanding climate science --
3. Emissions in the Platinum Age --
4. Projecting global climate change --
5. Projecting Australian climate change --
6. Climate change impacts on Australia --
7. Australia's emissions in a global context --
8. Assessing the international response --
9. Towards global agreement --
10. Deepening global collaboration --
11. Costing climate change and its avoidance --
12. Targets and trajectories --
13. An Australian policy framework --
14. An Australian emissions trading scheme --
15. Adaptation and mitigation measures for Australia --
16. Sharing the burden in Australia --
17. Information barriers to known technologies --
18. The innovation challenge --
19. Network infrastructure --
20. Transforming energy --
21. Transforming transport --
22. Transforming rural land use --
23. Towards a low-emissions economy --
24. Fateful decisions.
Responsibility: Ross Garnaut.

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