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Title Climate change 1995 : economic and social dimensions of climate change / edited by James P. Bruce, Hoesung Lee, Erik F. Haites
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Published for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [by] Cambridge University Press, 1996


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Description x, 448 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Summary for Policymakers -- 1. Introduction: Scope of the Assessment -- 2. Decision-Making Frameworks for Addressing Climate Change -- 3. Equity and Social Considerations -- 4. Intertemporal Equity, Discounting, and Economic Efficiency -- 5. Applicability of Techniques of Cost-Benefit Analysis to Climate Change -- 6. The Social Costs of Climate Change: Greenhouse Damage and the Benefits of Control -- 7. A Generic Assessment of Response Options -- 8. Estimating the Costs of Mitigating Greenhouse Gases -- 9. A Review of Mitigation Cost Studies -- 10. Integrated Assessment of Climate Change: An Overview and Comparison of Approaches and Results -- 11. An Economic Assessment of Policy Instruments for Combatting Climate Change -- Appendix 1 Contributors to the IPCC WG III Second Assessment Report -- Appendix 2 Reviewers of the IPCC WG III Report
Analysis Climatic shifts
Cost benefit analysis
Environmental economics
Greenhouse effect
International cooperation
Long range planning
Overseas item
Planning processes
Notes "Contribution of Working Group III to the second assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Climatic changes -- Economic aspects -- Evaluation.
Climatic changes -- Social aspects -- Evaluation.
Author Bruce, J. P. (James P.), 1928-
Haites, Erik F.
Yi, Hoe-sŏng, 1945-
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Working Group III.
LC no. 96025453
ISBN 0521560519 (hardback)
0521568544 (paperback)
Other Titles Economic and social dimensions of climate change