The objective of this report is to illustrate insights into alternative policy options and the potential impact nationally and explicitly at the state level associated with a modest GHG control policy. Differences in the structure of the economy across the United States are likely to cause these impacts to diverge from those estimated for the country as a whole.

There is now clear scientific evidence that emissions from economic activity, particularly the burning of fossil fuels for energy, are causing changes to the Earth's climate. A sound understanding of the economics of climate change is needed in order to underpin an effective global response to this challenge. The Stern Review is an independent, rigorous and comprehensive analysis of the economic aspects of this crucial issue.

Time was when climate change was a debate among scientists. Now, economists are looking at its costs. There is a warning or two for India. It has to do with the monsoon and the glaciers that feed Himalayan rivers. While the monsoon's behaviour is ch

15 Aug 2009

At l’aquila in Italy, during a meeting of the world’s major boys and girls, India agreed to cap its carbon emissions. The agreement proclaimed the signatory countries would work together to limit global temperature rise to 2ºC from pre-industrial time. It was as if they were writing off bad debt.

15 Jan 2008

The road to next climate negotiation turns hostile as some developing nations are upgraded.

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