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Description - Economics and Policy Issues in Climate Change by William D. Nordhaus

Although the negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol focused world attention on the global climate, it was just one step in the ongoing process of addressing climate change in all its facets. Research by the UNi? s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been ongoing since 1988. An extensive IPCC Working Group report published in 1995 examined the economic and social aspects of climate change. In this volume, eminent analysts assess that IPCC report and address the questions that emerge from it. The result is an instructive and cogent look at the realities of climate change and some methods (and difficulties) of dealing with them. William Nordhausi? s introduction establishes the context for the book. It provides basic scientific background on climate change, reviews the IPCCi? s activities, and explains the genesis of the analyses. Subsequent contributions fall into two categories. Early chapters review analytical issues critical to social and economic understanding of climate change. A second set of chapters address specific economic questions surrounding climate-change policy. The result is an original and significant contribution to the evolving debate on this crucial hot-button topic.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780915707959
ISBN-10: 0915707950
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Resources for the Future Press (RFF Press)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1998
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William D. Nordhaus

William D. Nordhaus is the A. Whitney Griswold Professor of Economics at Yale University. He is a recognized authority on climate change: among his books are Managing the Global Commons and The Swedish Nuclear Dilemma: Energy and the Environment (RFF, 1997). He is coauthor (with Paul Samuelson) of Economics, now in its sixteenth edition.

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