Climate change policies global challenges and future prospects

Climate Change Policies sheds light on the foundations, design and effects of climate change policies. Written by leading international experts in the field, this book deals with the various economic effects from climate change policies introduced at national and international levels. It also expert...

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Main Author: Cerdá, Emilio
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Labandeira, Xavier
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham, U.K Edward Elgar 2010
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Climate Change Policies sheds light on the foundations, design and effects of climate change policies. Written by leading international experts in the field, this book deals with the various economic effects from climate change policies introduced at national and international levels. It also expertly describes actual applications of climate change policies in the main emitting countries. This insightful study includes chapters on public policies and climate change impacts, adaptation, mitigation, effects on competitiveness, new technologies, distributional concerns, and the international dimension
1. Introduction and main messages / Emilio Cerdá and Xavier Labandeira -- 2. The impact of climate change : an economic perspective / Michael Hanemann -- 3. Issues on the economics of adaptation to climate change / Juan C. Ciscar, Daniele Paci and Lucia Vergano -- 4. From Utopia to common sense : the climate mitigation challenge / Ottmar Edenhofer, Brigitte Knopf and Gunnar Luderer -- 5. Climate change policies and new technologies / Pablo Del Río -- 6. Competitiveness and leakage / Philippe Quirion -- 7. Distribution and climate change policies / Corbett A. Grainger and Charles D. Kolstad -- 8. International climate change negotiations : lessons from theory / Carlo Carraro and Emanuele Massetti -- 9. Involving developing countries in global climate policies / Anil Markandya -- 10. The future of the clean development mechanism / Axel Michaelowa -- 11A. Copenhagen and beyond : reflections on China's stance and responses / ZhongXiang Zhang -- 11B. Present and future of applied climate mitigation policies : the European Union / Antonio Soria and Bert Saveyn -- 11C. Climate change and US Policy / Vicki Arroyo
Physical Description:[304?] p
ISBN:9781849808286
9781781000885