Logo on t.p.: Stern review on the economics of climate change.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
xix, 692 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Climate change our approach: The science of climate change : scale of the environment challenge ; Economics, ethics and climate change ; Ethical frameworks and intertemporal equity Impacts of climate change on growth and development: How climate change will affect people around the world ; Implications of climate change for development ; Costs of climate change in developed countries ; Economic modelling of climate-change impacts The economics of stabilisation: Projecting the growth of greenhouse-gas emissions ; Climate change and the Kuznets curve ; The challenge of stabilisation ; Identifying the costs of mitigation ; Macroeconomic models of costs ; Structural change and competitiveness ; Key statistics for 123 UK production sectors ; Opportunities and wider benefits from climate policies ; Towards a goal for climate-change policy Policy responses for mitigation: Harnessing markets for mitigation : the role of taxation and trading ; Carbon pricing and emission markets in practice ; Accelerating technological innovation ; Beyond carbon markets and technology Policy responses for adaptation: Understanding the economics of adaptation ; Adaptation in the developed world ; Adaptation in the developing world International collective action: Framework for understanding international collective action for climate change Creating a global price for carbon Supporting the transition to a low-carbon global economy Promoting effective international technology co-operation Reversing emissions from land use change International support for adaptation Conclusions : building and sustaining international co-operation on climate change.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.