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Dealing with climate change : setting a global agenda for mitigation and adaptation / edited by R.K. Pachauri.

Contributor(s): Pachauri, R. K | Energy and Resources Institute.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Delhi : The Energy and Resources Institute, c2010Description: xii, 238 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9788179932773 (hbk.); 817993277X (hbk.).Subject(s): Climatic changes | Climatic changes -- Economic aspects | Climate change mitigation | Greenhouse gas mitigationDDC classification: 551.6 DEA Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Foreword Nitin Desai -- The scientific assessment of climate change: new findings R K Pachauri -- Carbon Budget Proposal Jiahua Pan and Ying Chen -- Challenges in climate change adaptation Jessica Ayers and Saleemul Huq -- Research and Development priorities for addressing climate change (mitigation and adaptation) Thomas J Wilbanks -- Climate change: a problem or an opportunity Bjorn Stigson -- The last decade—convergence of environmental and financial markets: a practitioner’s View -- Richard L Sandor --The global climate change regime: a time for consolidation or fundamental reform? Farhana Yamin and Joanna Depledge -- Climate change debate: the story from India Prodipto Ghosh -- Emission reduction targets: a Pandora’s Box in climate negotiations Leena Srivastava and Neha Pahuja.
Summary: Climate change is the most important existential threat that humanity faces at the moment. There is an urgent need for a framework for international cooperation, research and development, technology, finance, market mechanisms, as well as consensus on the role of business in addressing the issue. This book presents authoritative contributions from international experts, laying out the issues, the options, and the prospects of mitigation and adaptation.--Publisher description.
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Contributed articles.

Imprint on t.p. verso: New Delhi : TERI Press.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Foreword Nitin Desai -- The scientific assessment of climate change: new findings R K Pachauri -- Carbon Budget Proposal
Jiahua Pan and Ying Chen -- Challenges in climate change adaptation Jessica Ayers and Saleemul Huq -- Research and Development priorities for addressing climate change (mitigation and adaptation) Thomas J Wilbanks -- Climate change: a problem or an opportunity Bjorn Stigson -- The last decade—convergence of environmental and financial markets: a practitioner’s View -- Richard L Sandor --The global climate change regime: a time for consolidation or fundamental reform?
Farhana Yamin and Joanna Depledge -- Climate change debate: the story from India Prodipto Ghosh -- Emission reduction targets: a Pandora’s Box in climate negotiations Leena Srivastava and Neha Pahuja.

Climate change is the most important existential threat that humanity faces at the moment. There is an urgent need for a framework for international cooperation, research and development, technology, finance, market mechanisms, as well as consensus on the role of business in addressing the issue. This book presents authoritative contributions from international experts, laying out the issues, the options, and the prospects of mitigation and adaptation.--Publisher description.

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