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Climate change 1995 : economic and social dimensions of climate change : contribution of Working Group III to the second assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Author: J P Bruce; Hoe-sŏng Yi; Erik F Haites; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group III.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Addresses the costs of climate change, assesses the policy instruments, and the economic and equity issues. This comprehensive overview will be of great value to the international community of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J P Bruce; Hoe-sŏng Yi; Erik F Haites; Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group III.
ISBN: 0521560519 9780521560511 0521568544 9780521568548
OCLC Number: 1027247011
Notes: On title page: "Published for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change."
Description: x,448p : ill ; 29cm + (cased)
Contents: Summary for policymakers; 1. Introduction: scope of the assessment; 2. Decision-making frameworks for addressing climate change; 3. Equity and social considerations; 4. Intertemporal equity, discounting and economic efficiency; 5. Applicability of techniques of cost-benefit analysis to climate change; 6. The social costs of climate change: greenhouse damage and the benefits of control; 7. A generic assessment of response options; 8. Estimating the costs of mitigating greenhouse gases; 9. A review of mitigation cost studies; 10. Integrated assessment of climate change: an overview and comparison of approaches and results; 11. An economic assessment of policy instruments for combating climate change.
Responsibility: edited by James P. Bruce, Hoesung Lee, Erik F. Haites.

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