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Climate economics

Richard S. J. Tol

Climate economics

economic analysis of climate, climate change and climate policy

by Richard S. J. Tol

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic aspects,
  • Climatic changes,
  • Government policy

  • About the Edition

    Topics discussed include the costs and benefits of adaptation and mitigation, discounting, uncertainty, policy instruments, and international agreements. Special features include: in-depth treatment of the economics of climate change; careful explanations of concepts and their application to climate policy; customizable integrated assessment model that illustrates all issues discussed; specific usage guidelines for each level of reader; companion website featuring data, extra reading, quizzes, videos and more. This book will be an essential text for students of varying levels in economics, climate change and environmental policy, and a resource for researchers and practitioners.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRichard S.J. Tol
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC903 .T65 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 198 pages
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27184020M
    ISBN 101782545921, 1782545913
    ISBN 109781782545927, 9781782545910
    LC Control Number2014938768
    OCLC/WorldCa891329147

    Gernot Wagner ( in Austria) is an Austrian-American economist and author. He holds an AB and a PhD in political economy and government from Harvard University, as well as an MA in economics from Stanford teaches at New York University and is the co-author, with Martin L. Weitzman, of Climate Shock, a Top 15 Financial Times-McKinsey Business Book of the Year Institution: New York University. Abstract. This chapter provides an introduction and road map to the book entitled The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change and global public goods with behavioral adaptations. Of today's many global policy issues, the problem of global warming is prominent because of its .

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