The recent report from the IPCC (2018) on the urgency of action to ensure that globalwarming is limited to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels underlines the critical risks of catastrophic climate change impacts now facing the world. Without rapid reductions in anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases, serious detrimental impacts on the global economy and the natural environment appear unavoidable. Understanding climate change along with its economic dimension is a complex issue that involves climate science, economics and their interactions...

Introduction: Special Issue on the Economics of Climate Change and Sustainability

Agliardi, Elettra;Xepapadeas, Anastasios
2019

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The recent report from the IPCC (2018) on the urgency of action to ensure that globalwarming is limited to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels underlines the critical risks of catastrophic climate change impacts now facing the world. Without rapid reductions in anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases, serious detrimental impacts on the global economy and the natural environment appear unavoidable. Understanding climate change along with its economic dimension is a complex issue that involves climate science, economics and their interactions...
ENVIRONMENTAL & RESOURCE ECONOMICS
Agliardi, Elettra; Xepapadeas, Anastasios
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