The Economics of Global Warming / Edition 1

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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.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Global warming : scientific modelling and its relationship to the economic dimensions of policy 6
3 From negotiation to implementation : the UN framework convention on climate change and its Kyoto Protocol 35
4 Climate protection : what insight can economics offer? 57
5 The economics of the Kyoto Protocol 72
6 The role of economic instruments 115
7 Cost-benefit analysis and climate change 147
8 Economic modelling of global climate change 166
9 The role of energy prices in global climate change 193
10 Project-based mechanisms : baselines, additionality and monitoring 214
11 Developing countries and climate change 239
12 The transition to renewable energy 259
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