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Dealing with Climate Change: setting a global agenda for mitigation and adaptation

  • Author(s): R K Pachauri
  • Size: 150 mm x 230 mm
  • Pages: 300
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Weight: 525gms
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9788179932773
  • Cover Price:

    Rs.695.00 / US $45.00

  • Special Price: Rs. 625.00 / US $41.00

Book Details

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

Key Features

    - Contributions from leading experts in the field
    - Articles well researched and analytical
    - Authoritative and up-to-date data
    - Scientific data supported by graphs, figures, and tables
    - Offers a global and historical perspective on the issue of climate change

Table of Contents

    Foreword
    Nitin Desai

    The scientifi c 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

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