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From the Publisher'Well-structured, well written, and also very accessible to non-economists.'
International Journal of Sustainable Development
'This book offers sobering insights into the value of climate and climate change.'
Richard S J Tol, Michael Otto Professor of Sustainability and Global Change, University of Hamburg
'Maddison makes a case for focusing on the measurement of impacts on developing countries and bringing forward programmes for compensation and adaptation, rather than concentrating on emission abatement.'
'Interesting usage of economic valuation theories to determine the amenity values of climate in different sectors of the economy in different regions of the world... Packed with data and well referenced.'
Aslib Book Guide
'The book serves as a reminder of the demands of policy makers for hard data on just what we can expect to happen in a warming world.'