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The economics of climate change: the Stern review

Stern, Nicholas (2007) The economics of climate change: the Stern review. . Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521700801

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There is now clear scientific evidence that emissions from economic activity, particularly the burning of fossil fuels for energy, are causing changes to the Earth´s climate. A sound understanding of the economics of climate change is needed in order to underpin an effective global response to this challenge. The Stern Review is an independent, rigourous and comprehensive analysis of the economic aspects of this crucial issue. It has been conducted by Sir Nicholas Stern, Head of the UK Government Economic Service, and a former Chief Economist of the World Bank. The Economics of Climate Change will be invaluable for all students of the economics and policy implications of climate change, and economists, scientists and policy makers involved in all aspects of climate change.

Item Type: Book
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Additional Information: © 2007 Cambridge University Press
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Economics
Research centres and groups > Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Asia Research Centre
Research centres and groups > Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2008 16:47
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2011 17:06

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