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Environmental Studies


The debate is over

Challenges to the Economic Approach:

The Case for Market Intervention

Free Market Strategies

Emissions trading: Cap and Trade

Economic Adaptation

Further Information

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Zedillo, Ernesto. “Debating the Price of Global Warming” 26 March 2007

Holmes, Jonathan. “Global warming's £10 trillion cost” 22 August 2005 <>

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Stern, Nicholas. “Stern Review: The Economics of Climate Change.” (Cambridge University Press )

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Pearce, David “Economics and Environment” 339

Dascalu, Diana. “Congress Tops Off First 100 Hours by Passing Clean Energy Act Virginia Representatives Break 4-7 for Legislation” Chesapeake Climate Action Network. 18 January 2007 <>

Colby, Bonnie G. “Cap-and-Trade Policy Challenges: A Tale of Three Markets”
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