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The Economics of Climate Change : Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics - Nick Hanley

The Economics of Climate Change

Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics

Hardcover Published: 6th May 2004
ISBN: 9780415287241
Number Of Pages: 297

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It is a truth almost universally acknowledged that the impact of climate change is one of the most significant challenges facing the world today. Mitigating this impact will require profound changes in many economic, business, political and industrial spheres.
This book provides a sound analytical assessment of the key issues at the heart of the economics of climate change such as:
* The economics of the Kyoto Protocol *Cost-Benefit Analysis and Climate Change * Developing Countries and Climate Change
With contributions from recognized authorities in their disciplines, this readable salient book will be appreciated by academics with an interest in environmental economics, climate change and energy economics. The book will also appeal to environmental consultants as well as policy-makers.

Introduction
Global warming: scientific modelling and its relationship to the economic dimensions of policy
From negotiation to implementation: the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and its Kyoto Protocol
Climate protection: what insight can economics offer?
The economics of the Kyoto Protocol
The role of economic instruments
Cost-Benefit Analysis and climate change
Economic modelling of global climate change
The role of energy prices in global climate change
Project-based mechanisms: baselines, additionality and monitoring
Developing countries and climate change
The transition to renewable energy
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ISBN: 9780415287241
ISBN-10: 0415287243
Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 297
Published: 6th May 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.18 x 16.15  x 2.57
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1