A Dictionary of Climate Change and the Environment: Economics, Science and Policy

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 496 pages
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A Dictionary of Climate Change and the Environment bridges the gap between the many disciplines encompassing climate change, environmental economics, environmental sciences, and environmental studies.
 

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Contents

Introduction
ix
A Primer
xi
A Primer
xxvii
A Primer
xli
A Primer
li
A Starting Point
lix
Environmental News Sources and Blogs
lxvii
A
1
O
245
P
255
Q
281
R
283
S
301
T
333
U
351
V
357

B
25
C
45
D
87
E
105
F
131
G
145
H
161
I
175
J
191
K
193
L
197
M
211
N
231
W
361
X
369
Y
371
Z
373
References
375
Greek Alphabet
385
Roman Numerals
387
Système Internationale SI Units and Other Measurement Conversions
389
Prefi xes of the Système Internationale SI
393
Common Abbreviations
395
Geological Time
397
Selected Environmental Treaties and Conventions
399
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R. Quentin Grafton is Professor of Economics at Crawford School of Economics and Government at The Australian National University. He is Chairholder of the UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Governance, Director of the Centre for Water Economics, Environment and Policy (CWEEP), and Co-Chair of the ANU Water Initiative a transdisciplinary research and education initiative in water resource management. Professor Grafton has over 20 years experience in the fields of agriculture, the environment, natural resources and economics. He is the author or editor of 10 books, more than 80 articles in some of the world's leading journals, and numerous chapters in books.

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