Climate Change and Economics - Seo, S. Niggol
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This textbook provides a broad introduction to the relationship between climate change, economics, and climate policy for young readers and future generations. It highlights the problem of intergenerational gaps and burden sharing on climate change. Taking on major contentious issues of today, it is rich with behavioural strategies and real life experiences which are explained in an accessible and engaging way. A diverse range of topics are covered, including farm animals of Sub-Sahara, Latin American rainforests, Indian monsoon agriculture, tropical cyclones in Bangladesh, sublime grasslands,…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
This textbook provides a broad introduction to the relationship between climate change, economics, and climate policy for young readers and future generations. It highlights the problem of intergenerational gaps and burden sharing on climate change. Taking on major contentious issues of today, it is rich with behavioural strategies and real life experiences which are explained in an accessible and engaging way. A diverse range of topics are covered, including farm animals of Sub-Sahara, Latin American rainforests, Indian monsoon agriculture, tropical cyclones in Bangladesh, sublime grasslands, energy revolutions, hydroelectric dams of China, backstop technologies, ocean exchanges with the atmosphere, mass extinction of species, commercial fisheries, infectious diseases and pandemics, and a climate policy big deal.

Climate Change and Economics: Engaging with Future Generations with Action Plans aims to engage with young readers and offer action plans for activists. It is relevant to students interested in environmental economics and environmental science.

Autorenporträt
S. Niggol Seo is a natural resource economist at the Muaebak Institute of Global Warming Studies. He has worked on various projects with the World Bank on climate change in Africa, Latin America, and Asia and has held Professor positions in the UK, Spain, and Australia from 2006.
Inhaltsangabe
1. An Introduction to the First Course on Climate Change, Economy, and Life for Generation-Z.- 2. Farm Animals: A Story of Sheep and Goats in Sub-Sahara.- 3. Forests: A Tale of Amazon Rainforests and Congo River Forests.- 4. Monsoon: A Tale of Indian Water Cow and Goats in the Monsoon.- 5. Tropical Cyclones and Oceans: A Story of Cyclone Shelters in Bangladesh.- 6. Rice Yields: A Tale of Political Rice and Climate Change in Thailand.- 7. Grasslands: A Story of Pampas, Prairie, and Feeds for the Future.- 8. Energy: A Story of Three Gorges in China.- 9. Technologies: A Surprising Tale of a Greenhouse.- 10. Clouds: A Secret Tale of Cirrus Clouds.- 11. Polar Bears and Penguins in the World Poles.- 12. Bush Fires or Global Warming in Australia.- 13. Infectious Diseases and Climate Change.- 14. Negotiations: Climate Conferences.- 15. What the Future Holds for Generation-Z.