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The Costs of Climate Change: A Guide for the Perplexed

By: Robert Repetto and David Austin

40 pages, Illus

World Resources Institute

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #71618 | ISBN: 1569732221
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Argues that the economic costs of limiting greenhouse gases for the major industrialized nations need not be as traumatic as the energy industry lobbyists have claimed. Stabilizing emissions through joint implementation with other countries (to offset short-term economic disadvantage), introducing energy taxes, and making renewable non-fossil energy sources available at lower prices can ensure that meeting sustainable emission targets will not adversely affect national economies. This report shows how.

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