Climate Change Policy
Edited by Dieter Helm
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Climate Change Policy by Dieter Helm
Book DescriptionThe threat posed by climate change has not yet been matched by international agreements and economic policies that can deliver sharp reductions in greenhouse-gas emissions. Although the Kyoto Protocol has now been ratified by Russia and hence come into legal effect, the USA, China, and India are all outside its emissions caps. Few European countries are on course to meet their own national targets, and even if fully implemented, it is widely acknowledged that the Kyoto Protocol would make little difference to the carbon concentrations in the atmosphere. In consequence, there is a search for a post-Kyoto framework, new institutions, and new economic policies to spread the costs and meet them in an economically efficient way. Carbon taxes and emissions trading are, in particular, being established in a number of developing countries. This volume provides an accessible overview of the economics of climate change, the policy options, and the scope for making significant carbon reductions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199281459
(242mm x 163mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 5-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dieter Helm
Nature in the Balance, Hardback (January 2014)
This book addresses the economic and policy issues involved in biodiversity protection. It brings together conceptual and empirical work on valuation, international agreements, the policy instruments, and the institutions.
Economics and Politics of Climate Change, Paperback (September 2011)» View all books by Dieter Helm
The volume brings together leading climate change policy experts to set out the economic analysis and the nature of the negotiations at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen and beyond.
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Author Biography - Dieter Helm
Dieter Helm is an economist specialising in utilities, infrastructure, regulation and the environment, and concentrates on the energy, water and transport sectors in the UK and Europe. He is currently Fellow in Economics, New College, Oxford and holds a number of advisory board appointments, including the Prime Minister's Council for Science and Technology, the DEFRA Economic Academic Panel (Chair), the DTI Sustainable Energy Panel Advisory Board and the Ministeral Task Force on Sustainable Development.
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