It's Earth Day on April 22 and we are no better off. Global warming is a larger threat than terrorism because it will affect each one of us. In India, the Ganges would dry up by 2030, according to UNFCCC.
Deputy chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said the national action plan on climate change would focus more on adaptation to climate change than on mitigation. Speaking at the release of
Climate change is not just an environmental issue; and responding to climate change is not just about turning to more efficient energy technologies. Climate change is also an economic issue and the poverty-stricken Asia and Pacific region must learn to cope with it now and prepare for a future of more change.
This report develops a Structural Ricardian model to measure climate change impacts that explicitly models the choice of farm type in African agriculture. This two stage model first estimates the type of farm chosen and then the conditional incomes of each farm type after removing selection biases.