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Facing the Climate Change Challenge in a Global Economy

Lee Branstetter and William Pizer

in Globalization in an Age of Crisis: Multilateral Economic Cooperation in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226030753
eISBN:
9780226030890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030890.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Large, adverse effects of climate change are predicted in the decades to come and past greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have missed supposedly agreed and achievable targets, a reflection of two deep ... More


Modeling the Impact of Warming in Climate Change Economics

Robert S. Pindyck

in The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226479880
eISBN:
9780226479903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479903.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter incorporates distributions for temperature change and its possible economic impacts derived from studies assembled by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and from ... More


The Economics of Climate Change: Adaptations Past and Present

Gary D. Libecap and Richard H. Steckel (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226479880
eISBN:
9780226479903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226479903.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The book responds to proceedings of the past couple of decades, especially the efficacy of collective action in light of reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The types of ... More


Climate of Costa Rica

Wilberth Herrera

in Costa Rican Ecosystems

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226121505
eISBN:
9780226121642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226121642.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

Integrated climatological research is needed to better understand the full impact of modern climate change on Costa Rican ecosystems and human society. Costa Rica’s orography, latitude, and nature as ... More


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