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The Economics of the Yasuní Initiative [electronic resource]: Climate Change as If Thermodynamics Mattered

Joseph Henry Vogel ; foreword by Graciela Chichilnisky
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
London ; New York, NY : Anthem Press, 2010.
Language
English
ISBN
9781843318781 (hbk. : alk. paper), 1843318784 (hbk. : alk. paper), 9781843318743 (pbk. : alk. paper), 1843318741 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781843318637 (ebook), 1843318636 (ebook)
Contents
  • Thermodynamics: the language chosen defines the debate
  • The tragedy of the commons: a class of problems that has no technical solution
  • The willful ignorance of realpolitik: market failure or cost-shifting success?
  • The general theory of second best: a rigorous justification for an intuitively just proposal
  • Through the bottleneck of a cowboy economy: financing shovel-ready projects
  • Conclusions: reason for hope and despair.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Includes filmography.
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