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 1by James P. Bruce
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.
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Table of ContentsSummary for policymakers; 1. Introduction: scope of the assessment; 2. Decision-making frameworks for addressing climate change; 3. Equity and social considerations; 4. Intertemporal equity, discounting and economic efficiency; 5. Applicability of techniques of cost-benefit analysis to climate change; 6. The social costs of climate change: greenhouse damage and the benefits of control; 7. A generic assessment of response options; 8. Estimating the costs of mitigating greenhouse gases; 9. A review of mitigation cost studies; 10. Integrated assessment of climate change: an overview and comparison of approaches and results; 11. An economic assessment of policy instruments for combating climate change.
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