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The Resource The Climate casino : risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world, William Nordhaus

The Climate casino : risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world, William Nordhaus

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The Climate casino : risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world
Title
The Climate casino
Title remainder
risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world
Statement of responsibility
William Nordhaus
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nordhaus, William D
Dewey number
363.738/74
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC903
LC item number
.N8545 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental policy
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Climatic changes
  • Environmental policy
Label
The Climate casino : risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world, William Nordhaus
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First encounters in the climate casino -- A tale of two lakes -- The economic origins of climate change -- Future climate change -- Tipping points in the climate casino -- From climate change to impacts -- The fate of farming -- The impact on human health -- Perils for the oceans -- Intensification of hurricanes -- Wildlife and species loss -- Adding up the damages from climate change -- Dealing with climate change: adaptation and geoengineering -- Slowing climate change by reducing emissions: mitigation -- The costs of slowing climate change -- Discounting and the value of time -- Historical perspectives on climate policy -- Climate policy by balancing costs and benefits -- The central role of carbon prices -- Climate-change policies at the national level -- From national to harmonized international policies -- Second best and beyond -- New technologies for a low-carbon economy -- Climate science and its critics -- Public opinion on climate change -- Obstacles to climate-change policies
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780300189773
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013010722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn835116763
  • (OCoLC)835116763
Label
The Climate casino : risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world, William Nordhaus
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First encounters in the climate casino -- A tale of two lakes -- The economic origins of climate change -- Future climate change -- Tipping points in the climate casino -- From climate change to impacts -- The fate of farming -- The impact on human health -- Perils for the oceans -- Intensification of hurricanes -- Wildlife and species loss -- Adding up the damages from climate change -- Dealing with climate change: adaptation and geoengineering -- Slowing climate change by reducing emissions: mitigation -- The costs of slowing climate change -- Discounting and the value of time -- Historical perspectives on climate policy -- Climate policy by balancing costs and benefits -- The central role of carbon prices -- Climate-change policies at the national level -- From national to harmonized international policies -- Second best and beyond -- New technologies for a low-carbon economy -- Climate science and its critics -- Public opinion on climate change -- Obstacles to climate-change policies
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780300189773
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2013010722
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn835116763
  • (OCoLC)835116763

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