Economic Issues in Global Climate Change :
1st Edition

Economic Issues in Global Climate Change
"Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources"

ISBN 9780367011536
Published April 9, 2020 by CRC Press
478 Pages

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Book Description

This book provides a snapshot on economic thinking about global change and provides a starting point for researchers for evaluating the economics of global change in the context of agriculture, forestry, and resource issues. It attempts to rectify the scarcity of economic analysis in global change.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Overviews -- The Science of Global Change: An Illustrated Overview -- Comprehensive and Market-Based Approaches to Global-Change Policy -- Broader Perspectives -- Sustainability and Intergenerational Environmental Rights: Implications for Benefit-Cost Analysis -- Agriculture in a Comprehensive Trace-Gas Strategy -- Climate-Change Damage and the Trace-Gas-Index Issue -- Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Global Change -- Agronomic and Economic Impacts of Gradual Global Warming: A Preliminary Analysis of Midwestern Crop Farming -- A Sensitivity Analysis of the Implications of Climate Change for World Agriculgure -- Government Farm Programs and Climate Change: A First Look -- Modeling Western Irrigated Agriculture and Water Policy: Climate-Change Considerations -- Methodology for Assessing Regional Economic Impacts of and Responses to Climate Change: The MINK Study -- Imbedding Dynamic Responses with Imperfect Information into Static Portraits of the Regional Impact of Climate Change -- Bilogical Emissions and North-South Policies -- Forestry and Global Change -- Global Change and Forest Resources: Modeling Multiple Forest Resources and Human Interactions -- Climate Change and Forestry in the U.S. Midwest -- The Role of Agriculture in Climate Change: A Preliminary Evaluation of Emission-Control Strategies -- Policy and Research Implications of Recent Carbon-Sequestering Analysis -- International Perspectives of Global Change -- The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect and Australian Agriculture -- Global Warming and Mexican Agriculture: Some Preliminary Results -- The Impact of Expected Climate Changes on Crop Yields: Estimates for Europe, the USSR, and North America Based on Paleoanalogue Scenarios -- Perspectives on Potential Agricultural and Resource Effects of Climate Change in Japan -- Review Chapters -- Global Climate Change: Effects on Agriculture -- Evaluating Socioeconomic Assessments of the Effect of Climate Change on Agriculture -- Implications of Global-Change Uncertainties: Agricultural and Natural Resource Policies -- Data and Research Priorities -- Data Centers and Data Needs: Summary of a Panel Discussion -- Setting Priorities for Global-Change Research in Agriculture -- Research Priorities Related to the Economics of Global Warming

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