Global Environmental Change and Agriculture: Assessing the Impacts

Global Environmental Change and Agriculture: Assessing the Impacts

by George Frisvold
     
 

ISBN-10: 1858986311

ISBN-13: 9781858986319

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.

Global Environmental Change and Agriculture offers a comprehensive perspective on the consequences and possible policy solutions for climatic change as we move into the twenty-first century. It assesses the impact of potential future global climate change on agriculture and the need to sustain agricultural growth for economic development. This book will be of special…  See more details below

Overview

Global Environmental Change and Agriculture offers a comprehensive perspective on the consequences and possible policy solutions for climatic change as we move into the twenty-first century. It assesses the impact of potential future global climate change on agriculture and the need to sustain agricultural growth for economic development. This book will be of special interest to agricultural, development and environmental economists as well as policy analysts in government and at international agencies confronting practical problems of environmental and economic assessment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781858986319
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Series:
New Horizons in Environmental Economics Series
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Contributors
Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
Pt. IGlobal Environmental Change: Implications for Agricultural Research Systems
2Research Systems for Sustainable Agricultural Development13
3Agricultural Diversity: Do We Have the Resources to Meet Future Needs?43
Pt. IIEnvironmental Accounting and Indexing
4Environmental Distortions and Welfare Consequences in a Social Accounting Matrix Framework89
5Environmental Accounting and Agriculture155
6Vulnerability of Crops to Climate Change: A Practical Method of Indexing193
Pt. IIIClimate Change: Adaptation and Mitigation
7Assessing Research on the Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture221
8Climate Change and Agriculture: Effects on Developing Countries239
9Climate Change, World Agriculture and Land Use297
10Carbon Abatement: Lessons from Second-Best Economics327
Index347

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