Climate Change Policy: Facts, Issues and Analyses

Climate Change Policy: Facts, Issues and Analyses

by Catrinus J. Jepma, Mohan Munasinghe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052159314X

ISBN-13: 9780521593144

Pub. Date: 05/28/2015

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

There is increasing scientific evidence to suggest that humans are gradually but certainly changing the Earth's climate. Written by two major contributors to the IPCC Second Assessment reports, this book concisely sets out, the main issues and risks involved in attempting to mitigate climate change. This book is a much needed synopsis of climate change and its real

Overview

There is increasing scientific evidence to suggest that humans are gradually but certainly changing the Earth's climate. Written by two major contributors to the IPCC Second Assessment reports, this book concisely sets out, the main issues and risks involved in attempting to mitigate climate change. This book is a much needed synopsis of climate change and its real impacts on society. It will be an essential text for climate change researchers, policy analysts, university students studying the environment, and anyone with an interest in climate change issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521593144
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2015
Pages:
349
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Scope and implications of climate change; 2. Methodological and conceptual issues; 3. Decision-making framework; 4. Decision criteria and tools; 5. Greenhouse damage and adaptation; 6. Assessment of technology options; 7. Costs of implementation; 8. Summary of conclusions.

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