Climate Change

Climate Change

by Michael A. Toman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754623726

ISBN-13: 9780754623724

Pub. Date: 07/01/2004

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

<%TOC%>Part I: Climate Change and its Impacts: The science of global warming, John Houghton
Valuing the impact of large-scale ecological change in a market: the effect of climate change on U.S. timber, Brent Sohngen and Robert Mendelsohn
Climate change and water resources, Kenneth D. Frederick and David C. Major
The economic geography of the…  See more details below

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<%TOC%>Part I: Climate Change and its Impacts: The science of global warming, John Houghton
Valuing the impact of large-scale ecological change in a market: the effect of climate change on U.S. timber, Brent Sohngen and Robert Mendelsohn
Climate change and water resources, Kenneth D. Frederick and David C. Major
The economic geography of the impacts of climate change, Gary Yohe and Michael Schlesinger
El Nino and world primary commodity prices: warm water or hot air?, Allan D. Brunner
The impact of global warming on agriculture: a Ricardian analysis, Robert Mendelsohn, William D. Nordhaus and Daigee Shaw
The impact of global warming on agriculture: a Ricardian analysis: comment, John Quiggin and John K. Horowitz
The impact of global warming on agriculture: a Ricardian analysis: reply, Robert Mendelsohn and William Nordhaus
The impact of global warming on agriculture: a Ricardian analysis: comment, Roy Darwin
The impact of global warming on agriculture: a Ricardian analysis: reply, Robert Mendelsohn and William Nordhaus. Part II: Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation: Rolling the 'DICE': an optimal transition path for controlling greenhouse gases, William D. Nordhaus
The marginal costs of greenhouse gas emissions, Richard S.J. Tol
Climate change policy: quantifying uncertainties for damages and optimal carbon taxes, Tim Roughgarden and Stephen H. Schneider
Optimal CO2 abatement in the presence of induced technological change, Lawrence H. Goulder and Koshy Mathai
Learning and stock effects in environmental regulation: the case ofgreenhouse gas emissions, Charles D. Kolstad
Discounting and distributional considerations in the context of global warming, Christian Azar and Thomas Sterner
Climate change and the representative agent, Richard B. Howarth
Intergenerational discounting, Thomas C. Schelling
Economic and environmental choices in the stabilization of atmospheric CO2 concentrations, T.M.L. Wigley, R. Richels and J.A. Edmonds
Decoupling China's carbon emissions increase from economic growth: an economic analysis and policy implications, Zhongxiang Zhang
Modeling non-CO2 greenhouse gas abatement, Robert C. Hyman, John M. Reilly, Mustafa H. Babiker, Ardoin De Masin and Henry D. Jacoby
Climate change and forest sinks: factors affecting the costs of carbon sequestration, Richard G. Newell and Robert N. Stavins
An econometric analysis of the costs of sequestering carbon in forests, Andrew J. Plantinga, Thomas Mauldin and Douglas J. Miller. Part III: Policy Design for GHG Mitigation: A second-best evaluation of eight policy instruments to reduce carbon emissions, Ian W.H. Parry and Roberton C. Williams III
Combining price and quantity controls to mitigate global climate change, William A. Pizer
Technologies, energy systems and the timing of CO2 emissions abatement: an overview of economic issues, Michael Grubb
Energy-efficiency investments and public policy, Adam B. Jaffe and Robert N. Stavins
The modelling of policy options for greenhouse gas mitigation in India, P.R. Shukla
Political economy of the Kyoto protocol, Scott Barrett
International equity and differentiation in global warming policy: an application to tradeable emission permits, Adam Rose, Brandt Stevens, Jae Edmonds and Marshall Wise
Should the North make unilateral technology transfers to the South? North-South cooperation and conflicts in responses to global climate change, Zili Yang
The Kyoto protocol and developing countries, Mustafa Babiker, John M. Reilly and Henry D. Jacoby
Name Index.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754623724
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Series:
The International Library of Environmental Economics and Policy Series
Pages:
582
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IClimate change and its impacts
1The science of global warming3
2Valuing the impact of large-scale ecological change in a market : the effect of climate change on U.S. timber15
3Climate change and water resources41
4The economic geography of the impacts of climate change59
5El Nino and world primary commodity prices : warm water or hot air?91
6The impact of global warming on agriculture : a Ricardian analysis99
7The impact of global warming on agriculture : a Ricardian analysis : comment119
8The impact of global warming on agriculture : a Ricardian analysis : reply121
9The impact of global warming on agriculture : a Ricardian analysis : comment125
10The impact of global warming on agriculture : a Ricardian analysis : reply129
Pt. IIEvaluating the costs and benefits of climate change mitigation
11Rolling the "DICE" : an optimal transition path for controlling greenhouse gases135
12The marginal costs of greenhouse gas emissions159
13Climate change policy : quantifying uncertainties for damages and optimal carbon taxes181
14Optimal CO[subscript 2] abatement in the presence of induced technological change197
15Learning and stock effects in environmental regulation : the case of greenhouse gas emissions235
16Discounting and distributional considerations in the context of global warming253
17Climate change and the representative agent269
18Intergenerational discounting283
19Economic and environmental choices in the stabilization of atmospheric CO[subscript 2] concentrations291
20Decoupling China's carbon emissions increase from economic growth : an economic analysis and policy implications295
21Modeling non-CO[subscript 2] greenhouse gas abatement309
22Climate change and forest sinks : factors affecting the costs of carbon sequestration321
23An econometric analysis of the costs of sequestering carbon in forests347
Pt. IIIPolicy design for GHG mitigation
24A second-best evaluation of eight policy instruments to reduce carbon emissions363
25Combining price and quantity controls to mitigate global climate change391
26Technologies, energy systems, and the timing of CO[subscript 2] emissions abatement : an overview of economic issues417
27Energy-efficiency investments and public policy431
28The modeling of policy options for greenhouse gas mitigation in India455
29Political economy of the Kyoto protocol465
30International equity and differentiation in global warming policy : an application of tradeable emission permits485
31Should the north make unilateral technology transfers to the south? : north-south cooperation and conflicts in responses to global climate change513
32The Kyoto protocol and developing countries535

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