Climate Change And Economic Development: SEA Regional Modelling and Analysis

Hardcover | October 15, 2007

bySardar M.N. Islam

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The impacts of climate change on economic development have the potential to be unevenly distributed around the globe. This book focuses on South East Asia with respect to the economics of climate change and the relationship between climate change and economic development. The book examines the region's vulnerability to the impacts of climate change, forecasts the environmental and economic outcomes for the region arising from its vulnerability and also the opportunities these factors provide for policy actions towards alleviating climate change vulnerability, particularly through adaptation.

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The impacts of climate change on economic development have the potential to be unevenly distributed around the globe. This book focuses on South East Asia with respect to the economics of climate change and the relationship between climate change and economic development. The book examines the region's vulnerability to the impacts of c...

SARDAR M.N. ISLAM is Professor of Welfare and Environmental Economics and Director of the Sustainable Growth Program at the Centre for Strategic Studies, Victoria University, Australia. His areas of teaching and research interests in economics are welfare economics, computerized economic modelling, development and growth economics, en...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 8.83 × 5.77 × 0.66 inPublished:October 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230542794

ISBN - 13:9780230542792

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Introduction: Issues and Developments in Climate Change * Issues in Climate Change for South East Asia * Climate Change Impact Estimates for South East Asia * Model Forecasting the Future Scenarios for Climate Change and Economic Growth for South East Asia * Theoretical Discussion of Adaptation to Climate Change and Application to the SEADICE Model * Mitigation Policy Options for South East Asia * Adaptation Policy Options for South East Asia * Conclusion: Major Contributions and Recommendations for Future Research