Accession Number:

ADA415072

Title:

A CBO Study: The Economics of Climate Change: A Primer

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CONGRESSIONAL BUDGET OFFICE (U S CONGRESS) WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

70.0

Abstract:

This Congressional Budget Office CBO study-prepared at the request of the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science-presents an overview of issues related to climate change, focusing primarily on its economic aspects. The study draws from numerous published sources to summarize the current state of climate science and provide a conceptual framework for addressing climate change as an economic problem. It also examines public policy options and discusses the potential complications and benefits of international coordination. In keeping with CBOs mandate to provide impartial analysis, the study makes no recommendations.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Administration and Management
  • Economics and Cost Analysis

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE