Stanford Researchers' Calculations Reveal High Global Economic Cost Of Climate Change
When thousands of scientists, economists and policymakers meet in Paris this December to negotiate an international climate treaty, one question will dominate conversations: What is the climate worth?...
Emissions trading
Emissions trading or cap and trade ("cap" meaning a legal limit on the quantity of a certain type of chemical an economy can emit each year) is a market-based approach used to control pollution by pro...
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Green job
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Low Carbon Communities
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Green paradox
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Green-collar worker
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Green Enterprise District
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Stanford Researchers' Calculations Reveal High Global Economic Cost Of Climate Change
When thousands of scientists, economists and policymakers meet in Paris this December to negotiate an international climate treaty, one question will dominate conversations: What is the climate worth?...
Environmental model city (Japan)
An Environmental model city (環境モデル都市, Kankyō moderu toshi) is a municipality designated by the Japanese government to be a model for making large cuts in greenhouse gas emissions towards the r...
Economic impacts of climate change
This article describes the economic impacts of climate change. Given the inherent nature of economic forecasting, which involves significant degrees of uncertainty, estimates of the results of global ...
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Avoiding dangerous climate change
Avoiding dangerous climate change (also expressed with equivalent terms such as preventing dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system) is a major objective of both scientific researc...
Climate change mitigation scenarios
Climate change mitigation scenarios are possible futures in which global warming is reduced by deliberate actions, such as a comprehensive switch to energy sources other than fossil fuels. A typical ...
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Just Transition
Just Transition is a framework for a fair and sustainable shift to a low carbon economy, proposed by trades unions and supported by environmental NGOs. It has come to wider prominence through inclusio...
Climate & Development Knowledge Network
Climate is the long-term pattern of weather in a particular area. It is measured by assessing the patterns of variation in temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, wind, precipitation, atmospheri...
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The Green Collar Economy
The Green Collar Economy: How One Solution Can Fix Our Two Biggest Problems is a 2008 book by Van Jones. It outlines a plan for simultaneously solving socioeconomic inequality and environmental proble...
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Kyoto Protocol
The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty, which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that commits State Parties to reduce greenhouse gases emissions, b...
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Effects of climate change on humans
Climate change has brought about severe and possibly permanent alterations to our planet’s geological, biological and ecological systems. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) contende...
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Emissions Reduction Currency System
Emissions Reduction Currency Systems (ERCS) are schemes that provide a positive economic and or social reward for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, either through distribution or redistribution ...
Pathways out of Poverty
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Climate Investment Funds
The Climate Investment Funds (CIFs) were designed by developed and developing countries and are implemented with the multilateral development banks (MDBs) to bridge the financing and learning gap bet...
Mesoamerican Society for Ecological Economics
The Mesoamerican Society for Ecological Economics (SMEE) is a regional chapter of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE). After its foundation in 2008 at Guatemala City, the organiz...
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ETSWAP
ETSWAP (Emissions Trading Scheme Workflow Automation Project) is the web-based system operated by the UK Environment Agency for emitters to manage, verify and report their emissions of Carbon Dioxide ...
Climate Disclosure Standards Board
The Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) is a non-profit organization working to provide material information for investors and financial markets through the integration of climate change-related...
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Low-carbon economy
A low-carbon economy (LCE), low-fossil-fuel economy (LFFE), or decarbonised economy is an economy based on low carbon power sources that therefore has a minimal output of greenhouse gas (GHG) emission...
Graciela Chichilnisky
Graciela Chichilnisky (born 1944) is an Argentine American mathematical economist and an authority on climate change. She is a professor of economics at Columbia University.
Chichilnisky was born ...
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Marginal abatement cost
A marginal abatement cost curve or MAC curve is a set of options available to an economy to reduce pollution. They are valuable tools in understanding emissions trading, driving forecasts of carbon al...