Climate Economics: The State of the Art by Frank Ackerman and Elizabeth A. Stanton
Published By: Routledge Studies in Ecological Economics. London and New York: Taylor and Francis, Routledge ISBN: 978-0-415-63718-3 Date of Publication: 2013
Book Review Detail
Warwick McKibbin of Australian National University and the Brookings Institution
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.52.2.535.r14 Review Pages: 559-62
Book Review Abstract
Warwick McKibbin of the Australian National University and the Brookings Institution reviews "Climate Economics: The State of the Art", by Frank Ackerman and Elizabeth A. Stanton. The Econlit abstract of this book begins: "Reviews the state of the art in climate economics and its background sciences. Discusses climate science for economists; damage functions and climate impacts; climate change impacts on natural systems; climate change impacts on human systems; climate economics before and after the Stern Review; uncertainty; public goods and public policy; economics and the climate policy debate; technologies for mitigation; the economics of mitigation; and adaptation. Ackerman and Stanton are Senior Economists at Synapse Energy Economics, Cambridge, Mass."