5 edition of Climate change and economic development found in the catalog.
Climate change and economic development
Includes bibliographical references (p. 167-186) and index.
|Statement||Jamie Sanderson and Sardar M.N. Islam.|
|Contributions||Islam, Sardar M. N., 1950-|
|LC Classifications||QC981.8.C5 S25 2007, QC981.8.C5 S25 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 188 p. :|
|Number of Pages||188|
This report provides a new, detailed, quantitative assessment of the consequences of climate change on economic growth through and beyond. It focuses on how climate change affects different dr. Aggregating impacts adds up the total impact of climate change across sectors and/or regions (IPCC, a).In producing aggregate impacts, there are a number of difficulties, such as predicting the ability of societies to adapt climate change, and estimating how future economic and social development will progress (Smith et al., ). It is also necessary for the researcher to make.
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Climate action must stay top of the global agenda as we emerge from COVID The pandemic is laying the groundwork for the efforts required to tackle climate change - but these changes will take leadership and global collaboration. Impacts from climate change are happening now. These impacts extend well beyond an increase in temperature, affecting ecosystems and communities in the United States and around the world. Things that we depend upon and value — water, energy, transportation, wildlife, agriculture, ecosystems, and human health — are experiencing the effects.
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'The book will be of immense interest to students, researchers and policy makers in the field of climate change and economic development.' - Geethanjali Nataraj, Gulf Research Center 'The scientific consensus on climate change has grown substantially in recent years with new knowledge based on the work of the IPCC.STERN REVIEW: The Economics of Climate Change iii The first half of the Review considers how the evidence on the economic impacts of climate change, and on the costs and benefits of action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, relates to the conceptual framework described above.This book comes at a time when the world is confronted by one of the greatest challenges—the problem of environmental degradation.
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