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A Question of Balance: Weighing the Options on Global Warming Policies

A QUESTION OF BALANCE: WEIGHING THE OPTIONS ON GLOBAL WARMING POLICIES

by: William D. Nordhaus
Format: Hardcover

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As scientific and observational evidence on global warming piles up every day, questions of economic policy in this central environmental topic have taken center stage. But as author and prominent Yale economist William Nordhaus observes, the issues involved in understanding global warming and slowing its harmful effects are complex and cross disciplinary boundaries. For example, ecologists see global warming as a threat to ecosystems, utilities as a debit to their balance sheets, and farmers as a hazard to their livelihoods.

 

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Product Code: 9780300137484
ISBN: 0300137486
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication Date: 2008-06-24
Number of Pages: 256 pages
Languages: english
Edition: No Information
Dimension: 5.51 x 0.98 x 8.31 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds