Climate Change 1995: Economic and Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Contribution of Working Group III to the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change / Edition 1

Climate Change 1995: Economic and Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Contribution of Working Group III to the Second Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change / Edition 1

by James P. Bruce
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521568544

ISBN-13: 9780521568548

Pub. Date: 06/28/1996

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The social costs of climate change will vary dramatically from country to country. This landmark assessment addresses the response options, applicability of cost-benefit analysis to climate change, and the costs faced by the many countries committed to limit greenhouse gas emissions by 2000.  See more details below

Overview

The social costs of climate change will vary dramatically from country to country. This landmark assessment addresses the response options, applicability of cost-benefit analysis to climate change, and the costs faced by the many countries committed to limit greenhouse gas emissions by 2000.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521568548
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
458
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.98(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Summary for Policymakers1
1Introduction: Scope of the Assessment17
2Decision-Making Frameworks for Addressing Climate Change53
3Equity and Social Considerations79
4Intertemporal Equity, Discounting, and Economic Efficiency125
5Applicability of Techniques of Cost-Benefit Analysis to Climate Change145
6The Social Costs of Climate Change: Greenhouse Damage and the Benefits of Control179
7A Generic Assessment of Response Options225
8Estimating the Costs of Mitigating Greenhouse Gases263
9A Review of Mitigation Cost Studies297
10Integrated Assessment of Climate Change: An Overview and Comparison of Approaches and Results367
11An Economic Assessment of Policy Instruments for Combatting Climate Change397
Appendix 1 Contributors to the IPCC WG III Second Assessment Report441
Appendix 2 Reviewers of the IPCC WG III Report444

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