Price of unsustainability. Economic impacts of climate change

Kutasi, Gábor, ed. (2012) Price of unsustainability. Economic impacts of climate change. Aula, Budapest. . ISBN 978-963-339-029-0

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Global problems, rapid and massive regional changes in the 21st century call for genuine long-term, awareness, planning and well focused actions from both national governments and international organizations. This book wishes to contribute to building an innovative path of strategic views in handling the diverse challenges, and more emphatically, the economic impacts of climate change. Although the contributors of this volume represent several approaches, they all rely on some common grounds such as the costbenefit analysis of mitigation and adaptation, and on the need to present an in-depth theoretical and practical dimension. The research accounted for in this book tried to integrate and confront various types of economics approaches and methods, as well as knowledge from game theory to country surveys, from agricultural adaptation to weather bonds, from green tax to historical experience of human adaptation. The various themes and points of views do deserve the attention of the serious academic reader interested in the economics of climate change. We hope to enhance the spread of good solutions resulting from world wide disputes and tested strategic decisions. WAKE UP! It is not just the polar bears' habitat that is endangered, but the entire human form of life.

Item Type:Book
Uncontrolled Keywords:economics methods, economics approaches, climate change
Divisions:Faculty of Economics > Department of World Economy
Subjects:Energy economy
Economic development
Economic policy
Environmental economics
Funders:New Széchenyi Plan of the Hungarian Government
Projects:TAMOP 4.2.1/B-09/1/KMR-2010-0005
ID Code:1007
Deposited By: Ádám Hoffmann
Deposited On:16 Nov 2012 10:33
Last Modified:16 Nov 2012 10:33

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