1 edition of Economics of policy options to address climate change found in the catalog.
Economics of policy options to address climate change
Gregory N. Bartos
Includes bibliographical references (p. -69) and index.
|Statement||Gregory N. Bartos|
|LC Classifications||HC110.E5 B37 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 82 p. :|
|Number of Pages||82|
|LC Control Number||2009280969|
green economy policies have been discussed and analysed for some decades by economists and academics, particularly in the fields of environmental and ecological economics. Green economy policy measures have also been discussed at length in international negotiations, including UNCED in Rio . Expansive and visionary, This Changes Everything urges that bold, structural changes to the global economy must be made if greenhouse gas emissions are to be lowered and cataclysmic climate change avoided. In lucid prose Klein details how neoliberal policies have wrecked havoc on the public sphere and environment over the past four decades /5(K).
Introduction. The literature on the impacts of climate change on poverty suggests that there are two key vulnerable groups in the rural areas of developing countries: people living in less-favored agricultural areas (LFAAs) and people living in rural low-elevation coastal zones (LECZs) (Skoufias, Rabassa, and Olivieri ; de Sherbinin ; IPCC ; Barbier ; Hallegatte et al. Cited by: The Economics of Climate Change Lawrence H. Goulder, William A. Pizer. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Public Economics, Environment and Energy Economics Global climate change poses a threat to the well-being of humans and other living things through impacts on ecosystem functioning, biodiversity, capital productivity, and human health.
Institutions, climate change, and the foundations of long-term policymaking. Working paper by Jared Finnegan on 9 Apr This paper focuses on the role of political institutions, particularly electoral rules, and state–business relationships, to ask why some countries take strong action to address long-term problems like climate change while others do very little. Loss and Damage from Climate Change Concepts, Methods and Policy Options. Editors (view affiliations) it identifies practical and evidence-based policy options to inform the discourse and climate negotiations. legal, economic and institutional dimensions of the issue • highlights normative questions central to the discourse.
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Get this from a library. Economics of policy options to address climate change. [Gregory N Bartos] -- Outcomes from a survey of a panel of experts, conducted for the Committee on Environment and Public Works of the United States Senate.
isbn: oclc number: description: 1 online resource (vi, 82 pages): illustrations, color maps: contents: economics of policy options to address climate change; contents; preface; abbreviations; correspondence; results in brief; background; mitigating greenhouse gas emissions; adaptation policies to reducevulnerability to climate change; estimating the.
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PDF Version Also Available for Download. The international framework for a climate change agreement is up for review as the initial Kyoto period to comes to an end. Though there has been much enthusiasm from political and environmental groups, the underlying economics and politics remain highly controversial.
In the light of the ongoing international policy-making process on climate change, we decided to publish the report after the Kyoto conference from December Ist to 10th,to include the results of the conference, which emphasise the importance of economic aspects and economic policy options when it comes to addressing the problern of man.
CLIMATE CHANGE. Expert Opinion on the Economics of Policy Options to Address Climate Change. Highlights of. GAO, a report to Congressional requesters. Elevated levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere and the resulting effects on the earth’s climate could have significant environmental and economic impacts in the United States and.
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There is a preview on Google Books. The first book reviews are in. The course provides an introduction to the principles of economic and policy aspects of climatic change. From the economics perspective we explain the functioning of the market mechanism and its failure in protecting the environment and various options for climate policies.
Specific attention is given to public goods and externalities. Climate change presents perhaps the most profound challenge ever to have confronted human social, political, and economic systems. The stakes are massive, the risks and uncertainties severe, the economics controversial, the science besieged, the politics bitter and complicated, the psychology puzzling, the impacts devastating, the interactions with other environmental and non-environmental Cited by: 3.
Many participants in the climate change debate — in government, industry, academia, and non-governmental organizations — have conducted economic assessments to determine the costs of taking various actions to address climate change, with the number of economic assessments increasing exponentially in recent years.
The Carbon Crunch: How We’re Getting Climate Change Wrong – and How to Fix It, by Dieter Helm (Yale University Pressrevised & updatedpages, $ paperback). In a new edition of his hard-hitting book on climate change, economist Dieter Helm looks at how and why we have failed to tackle the issue of global warming and argues for a new, pragmatic rethinking of energy policy.
This important book by two leading authorities on the economics of climate change policy provides a rigorous assessment of the benefits and costs of alternative U.S.
climate change policies, including a carbon tax, a cap-and-trade program, a clean energy standard, and an increase in federal gasoline taxes. Data and research on climate change including adaptation, climate finance, international climate framework, carbon markets, UNFCCC, cities, flood risk, Climate Change Expert Group (CCXG)., Against the background of a projected doubling of world greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, this book explores feasible ways to abate them at least cost.
On the Economics of Climate Policy Gary S. Becker, Kevin M. Murphy, and Robert H. Topel Abstract We analyze the central features of economic policies to mitigate climate change. The basic structure of Pigouvian “carbon pricing” is shown to follow from a standard Hotelling problem for the intertemporal pricing of an exhaustible resource.
The main part of the book comprises 11 chapters outlining the impacts of climate change, focusing on topics such as food and farming, water, health, the natural environment, migration and conflict. Each chapter describes how global warming is already affecting rural and urban communities, as well as likely future impacts.
Climate Change: Expert Opinion on the Economics of Policy Options to Address Climate Change GAO Published: May 9, Publicly Released: Jun 9, Climate change policy can be overwhelming. Here’s a guide to the policies that work. A new book from veteran energy analyst Hal Harvey simplifies decarbonization.
Policy Brief CLIMATE CHANGE POLICIES Climate change concerns should be integrated in all areas of public policy, particularly economic and social policies. This means addressing possible conflicts and defining trade-offs between policy objectives, as well as identifying and strengthening policies with potential “co-benefits”.
TheFile Size: KB. • Present the international climate change legal and policy framework and explain key issues under negotiation. • Describe the expected consequences of climate change and the role of adaptation.
• Provide a rationale for climate change mitigation and propose actions in key sectors. • Identify main streams of climate change Size: KB. "Climate Change Science and Policy is the first book to successfully combine a discussion of the current state of climate science with ideas for climate mitigation in a comprehensive, yet surprisingly readable, collection of papers by authors working in both the physical and social book presents the information needed to understand 5/5(1).
Cities, climate change and chronic heat exposure. Policy publication by Patrick Curran, Christian Siderius, Tanya Singh on 6 Sep Climate change will lead to increases in the occurrence of chronic heat exposure over longer durations and there is an urgent need to focus on managing the risks this poses, as well as the immediate risks from shorter-lived heat events.
Recently, however, the influence of economics on climate policy has evolved from a narrow focus on cost to large systemic change. Many of the “make or break” issues that the delegations at the 21 st Conference of the Parties have to tackle are related to economics: climate finance, loss and damage, adaptation.