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Valuing Climate Change: The Economics of the Greenhouse Effect

By: S Fankhauser

176 pages, Figs, tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #35814 | ISBN: 1853832375
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Examines the expense of global warming, in economic and social terms.


Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW Economics and Climate Change PART 2: THE ECONOMIC COSTS OF GLOBAL WARMING Overview: Global Warming Damage The Economic Costs of CO2 Concentration Doubling The Marginal Social Costs per Unit Emitted The Costs of Adaptation: The Case of Sea Level Rise PART 3: GLOBAL WARMING POLICY The Costs of Greenhouse Gas Abatement Policy Instruments and Carbon Tax Discounting The Optimal Policy Response to Global Warming International Cooperation Conclusions: Open Questions and State of the Art

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