Climate Change Economics and Policy by Professor Michael A. Toman
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Climate Change Economics and Policy
By Professor Michael A. Toman

Climate Change Economics and Policy

An RFF Anthology

Edited by See other recent books by Professor Michael A. Toman
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $82.99
Your Price: $74.69 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.73 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available, ships in 7-10 days



Climate Change Economics and Policy by Professor Michael A. Toman

Book Description

What are the potential adverse impacts of climate change? How can society determine the amount of protection against climate change that is warranted, given the benefits and costs of various policies? In concise, informative chapters, Climate Economics and Policy considers the key issues involved in one of the most important policy debates of our time. Beginning with an overview and policy history, it explores the potential impact of climate change on a variety of domains, including water resources, agriculture, and forests. The contributors then provide assessments of policies that will affect greenhouse gas emissions, including electricity restructuring, carbon sequestration in forests, and early reduction programs. In considering both domestic and international policy options, the authors examine command and control strategies, energy efficiency opportunities, taxes, emissions trading, subsidy reform, and inducements for technological progress. Both policymakers and the general public will find this volume to be a convenient and authoritative guide to climate change risk and policy. It is a useful resource for professional education programs, and an important addition for college courses in environmental economics and environmental studies. Climate Economics and Policy is a collection of Issue Briefs, prepared by the staff of Resources for the Future (RFF) and outside experts. Many are adapted from pieces originally disseminated on Weathervane, RFF s acclaimed web site on global climate change.

Buy Climate Change Economics and Policy book by Professor Michael A. Toman from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781891853043
ISBN-10: 189185304X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 190mm x 15mm)
Pages: 292
Imprint: Resources for the Future Press (RFF Press)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 7-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Professor Michael A. Toman


Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Climate Change Economics and Policy book by Professor Michael A. Toman and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Professor Michael A. Toman

Michael A. Toman is a senior fellow and the director of the Energy and Natural Resources division at Resources for the Future. He is the coauthor, coeditor, and editor of several books, including Pollution Abatement Strategies in Central and Eastern Europe, Assessing Surprises and Nonlinearities in Greenhouse Warming, and Technology Options for Electricity Generation.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Professor Michael A. Toman close
Technology Options for Electricity Generation by Professor Michael A. Toman
Analyzing Nonrenewable Resource Supply by Professor Michael A. Toman
Assessing Surprises and Nonlinearities in Greenhouse Warming by Professor Michael A. Toman
Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability by Professor Michael A. Toman
Economic Development and Environmental Sustainability by Professor Michael A. Toman
Scarcity and Growth Revisited by Professor Michael A. Toman
Pollution Abatement Strategies in Central and Eastern Europe by Professor Michael A. Toman
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close