Climate Change Policy: Facts, Issues and Analyses

Climate Change Policy: Facts, Issues and Analyses

by Catrinus J. Jepma, Mohan Munasinghe
     
 

ISBN-10: 052159314X

ISBN-13: 9780521593144

Pub. Date: 05/28/2015

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Inspired by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Second Assessment Report, Jepma and Munasinghe set out to create a concise, practical, and compelling approach to climate change issues. In Climate Change Policy: Facts, Issues, and Analyses, they deftly explain the implications of global warming and the risks involved in attempting to mitigate climate change…  See more details below

Overview

Inspired by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Second Assessment Report, Jepma and Munasinghe set out to create a concise, practical, and compelling approach to climate change issues. In Climate Change Policy: Facts, Issues, and Analyses, they deftly explain the implications of global warming and the risks involved in attempting to mitigate climate change. They look at how and where to initiate action, and what sort of organization is needed to implement the changes. This book represents a much-needed synopsis of climate change and its real impact on society. It will be an essential text for climate change researchers, policy analysis, university students studying the environment, and anyone else 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

Foreword
Foreword
Acknowledgments
1Scope and Implications of Climate Change1
2Methodological and Conceptual Issues53
3Decision-Making Framework83
4Decision Criteria and Tools122
5Greenhouse Damage and Adaptation160
6Assessment of Technology Options200
7Costs of Implementation251
8Summary and Conclusions285
Index327

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