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Global Climate Change: The Science, Economics and Politics

Edited By: James Griffin

Edward Elgar

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #136486 | ISBN: 1843761904
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About this book

Written for policymakers and informed citizens who want to understand at a general level the complexities of global climate change, this volume emphasizes the core fact that climate change issues cut across disciplines.


Contents

The carbon cycle - human perturbations and potential management options; climate change over the next century; benefit-cost analysis and climate change policy; assessing the market damages from climate change; the difficulties of estimating global nonmarket damages from climate change; what are the costs of limiting CO2 concentrations?; energy, the environment and the economy - hedging our bets; international agreements and the struggle to tame carbon; five letters to the president.

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