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Preface

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 March 2014

Nicholas Stern
Affiliation:
Cabinet Office - HM Treasury
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Summary

This Review was announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in July 2005. The Review set out to provide a report to the Prime Minister and Chancellor by Autumn 2006 assessing:

  • the economics of moving to a low-carbon global economy, focusing on the medium to long-term perspective, and drawing implications for the timescales for action, and the choice of policies and institutions;

  • the potential of different approaches for adaptation to changes in the climate; and

  • specific lessons for the UK, in the context of its existing climate change goals.

The terms of reference for the Review included a requirement to consult broadly with stakeholders and to examine the evidence on:

  • the implications for energy demand and emissions of the prospects for economic growth over the coming decades, including the composition and energy intensity of growth in developed and developing countries;

  • the economic, social and environmental consequences of climate change in both developed and developing countries, taking into account the risks of increased climate volatility and major irreversible impacts, and the climatic interaction with other air pollutants, as well as possible actions to adapt to the changing climate and the costs associated with them;

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The Economics of Climate Change
The Stern Review
, pp. ix - x
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2007

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  • Preface
  • Nicholas Stern
  • Book: The Economics of Climate Change
  • Online publication: 05 March 2014
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511817434.001
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  • Preface
  • Nicholas Stern
  • Book: The Economics of Climate Change
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  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511817434.001
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  • Preface
  • Nicholas Stern
  • Book: The Economics of Climate Change
  • Online publication: 05 March 2014
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511817434.001
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