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Title Economics and management of climate change : risks, mitigation and adaptation / Bernd Hansjürgens, Ralf Antes, editors
Published New York ; London : Springer, [2008]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Part A: Climate Change, Risk Assessment and Adaption -- Part B: Corporate Response to Climate Change and Risk -- Part C: Climate Change, Emissions Trading and CDM
Summary Climate change is one of the biggest challenges for mankind. Although there is increasing evidence that climate change is already occurring, there is neither sufficient knowledge as to what extent climate change poses risks to societies and companies, nor about adequate strategies to cope with these risks. Bringing together an international group of scholars from environmental economics, political science and business, this book describes, analyses and evaluates climate change risks and responses of societies and companies. The book contributes to the question of how climate change can be miti
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Climatic changes -- Risk assessment.
Climatic changes -- Risk management.
Climatic changes -- Economic aspects.
Business -- Environmental aspects.
Social responsibility of business.
Environmental responsibility.
Emissions trading.
Form Electronic book
Author Hansjürgens, Bernd.
Antes, Ralf.
LC no. 2008930110
ISBN 9780387773537