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The Green Paradox: A Supply-Side Approach to Global Warming by Hans-Werner Sinn

Published By: Cambridge and London: MIT Press
ISBN: 978-0-262-01668-1
Date of Publication: 2012


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Reviewed by: Tao Wang of Environmental Defense Fund and Swarthmore College
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.50.4.1106.r16
Review Pages: 1145-46

Book Review Abstract

Tao Wang of Environmental Defense Fund and Swarthmore College reviews, "The Green Paradox: A Supply-Side Approach to Global Warming" by Hans-Werner Sinn. The JEL annotation of this book begins: "Updated English edition of Das grüne Paradoxon presents an approach to combating global warming based on regulating the supply of fossil fuels instead of the demand. Discusses why the Earth is getting warmer; reshaping the world\'s energy matrix; table or tank; the neglected supply side; and fighting the green paradox. Sinn is Professor of Economics and Public Finance at the University of Munich and President of the CESifo Group. Index."


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Tao Wang of Environmental Defense Fund and Swarthmore College


JEL Classifications

Q41: Energy: Demand and Supply
Q48: Energy: Government Policy
Q54: Climate; Natural Disasters; Global Warming
Q58: Environmental Economics: Government Policy


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