The Impacts of Climate Change: Perspectives from the Stern Review
Dietz, Simon, The Brown Journal of World Affairs
LAUNCHED ON 30 OCTOBER 2006, the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change has received attention in academic, political, and popular circles worldwide, possibly unprecedented for a government report of its kind.1 The Review was set up to provide the U.K. prime minister and chancellor with a wide-ranging and comprehensive economic assessment of climate change, and was led by Sir Nicholas Stern, adviser to the U.K. government on the economics of climate change and development, head of the U.K. Government Economic Service, and, among other things, a former chief economist for the World Bank. Now nearly 700 pages long, the Review contains a tremendous volume of analysis on all aspects …
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Publication information: Article title: The Impacts of Climate Change: Perspectives from the Stern Review. Contributors: Dietz, Simon - Author. Magazine title: The Brown Journal of World Affairs. Volume: 13. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 2007. Page number: 173+. © The Brown Journal of World Affairs Spring 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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