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The Economics of climate change: the Stern review

Author: Stern, Nicholas Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP) 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 692 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521700809Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index List(s) this item appears in: SDG Week 2021
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Economics of Climate Change The Stern Review Contents Preface ix xi xv Acknowledgements Introduction xiii Summary of Conclusions Part I Climate Change - Our Approach Introduction 1 The Science of Climate Change: Scale of the Environment Challenge 2 Economics, Ethics and Climate Change 2A Ethical Frameworks and Intertemporal Equity Part II Impacts of Climate Change on Growth and Development Introduction 3 How Climate Change will Affect People Around the World 4 Implications of Climate Change for Development 5 Costs of Climate Change in Developed Countries 6 Economic Modelling of Climate-Change Impacts Part HI The Economics of Stabilisation Introduction 7 Projecting the Growth of Greenhouse-Gas Emissions 7A Climate Change and the Environmental Kuznets Curve 8 The Challenge of Stabilisation 9 Identifying the Costs of Mitigation 10 Macroeconomic Models of Costs 11 Structural Change and Competitiveness 11A Key Statistics for 123 UK Production Sectors 12 Opportunities and Wider Benefits from Climate Policies 13 Towards a Goal for Climate-Change Policy Part IV Policy Responses for Mitigation Introduction 14 Harnessing Markets for Mitigation - The Role of Taxation and Trading 349 351 vii 191 193 216 218 238 267 282 297 302 318 63 65 104 138 161 1 3 25 46 viii Contents 15 Carbon Pricing and Emissions Markets in Practice 16 Accelerating Technological Innovation 17 Beyond Carbon Markets and Technology Part V Policy Responses for Adaptation Introduction 18 Understanding the Economics of Adaptation 19 Adaptation in the Developed World 20 Adaptation in the Developing World Part VI International Collective Action Introduction 21 Framework for Understanding International Collective Action for Climate Change 22 Creating a Global Price for Carbon 23 Supporting the Transition to a Low-Carbon Global Economy 24 Promoting Effective International Technology Co-operation 25 Reversing Emissions from Land Use Change 26 International Support for Adaptation 2 7 Conclusions: Building and Sustaining International Co-operation on Climate Change Abbreviations and Acronyms Postscript Technical Annex to Postscript Index 507 509 530 555 581 603 622 640 645 649 658 673 455 457 471 486 368 393 427

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