The Economics of Global Warming / Edition 1

The Economics of Global Warming / Edition 1

by Nick Hanley, Anthony D Owen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415287243

ISBN-13: 9780415287241

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This impressive new collection couldn't come at a better time. With global warming now becoming physically noticeable and the Kyoto treaty stalling in its efforts to get the developed world on board, a look at the economic factors of global warming is very much welcome.

With contributions from distinguished authors and covering everything you need to know about

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Overview

This impressive new collection couldn't come at a better time. With global warming now becoming physically noticeable and the Kyoto treaty stalling in its efforts to get the developed world on board, a look at the economic factors of global warming is very much welcome.

With contributions from distinguished authors and covering everything you need to know about global warming and its financial implications,
this fascinating book will appeal across the political and scientific spectrum.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415287241
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Series:
Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics Series, #3
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.52(h) x 1.01(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Global warming : scientific modelling and its relationship to the economic dimensions of policy6
3From negotiation to implementation : the UN framework convention on climate change and its Kyoto Protocol35
4Climate protection : what insight can economics offer?57
5The economics of the Kyoto Protocol72
6The role of economic instruments115
7Cost-benefit analysis and climate change147
8Economic modelling of global climate change166
9The role of energy prices in global climate change193
10Project-based mechanisms : baselines, additionality and monitoring214
11Developing countries and climate change239
12The transition to renewable energy259

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