Hansjürgens, Bernd

Economics and Management of Climate Change

Economics and Management of Climate Change


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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Climate change risks, mitigation and adaptation
Bernd Hansjürgens, Ralf Antes

Part I. Climate change risks and risk assessment Climate change risks and risk assessment

2. Rising natural catastrophe losses – what is the role of climate change?
Peter Höppe, Tobias Grimm

3. Evaluation of risk in cost-benefit analysis of climate change
Ingrid Nestle

4. A global climate change risk assessment of droughts and floods
Wolfgang Knorr, Marko Scholze

5. Effects of low water levels on the river Rhine on the inland waterway transport sector
Olaf Jonkeren, Jos van Ommeren, Piet Rietveld

6. Spillover impacts of climate policy on energyintensive industry
Vlasis Oikonomou, Martin Patel, Ernst Worrell

7. Risks, vulnerability, and participation: a layered management approach
J Terry Rolfe

Part II. Mitigation: emissions trading and CDM

8. Intensity targets: implications for the economic uncertainties of emissions trading
Sonja Peterson

9. Three types of impact from the European Emission Trading Scheme: direct cost, indirect cost and uncertainty
Volker H Hoffmann, Thomas Trautmann

10. Participants’ treatment of allowance price uncertainty: how are risk-aversion and real option values related to each other?
Frank Gagelmann

11. Climate change, sustainable development and risk: realizing a financial fund within the TEM model as an economic and business opportunity
Stefan Pickl

12. Current evaluation practice of the Clean Development Mechanism
Felicia Müller-Pelzer

13. Sustainable development, the Clean Development Mechanism, and business accounting
Pala Molisa, Bettina Wittneben

14. Risk management in the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) – the potential of sustainability
Adrian Muller

15. Economic and social risks associated with implementing CDM projects among SME – a case study of foundry industry in India
Prosanto Pal, Girish Sethi

Part III. Adaptation: corporate responses to climate change

16. Developments in corporate responses to climate change within the past decade
Ans Kolk

17. Impacts of climate change on the electricity sector and possible adaptation measures
Benno Rothstein, Marion Schroedter-Homscheidt, Claudia Häfner, Susanne Bernhardt, Solveig Mimler

18. Modelling impacts of climate change policy uncertainty on power investment
Ming Yang, William Blyth

19. Reputational impact of businesses’ compliance strategies under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme
Corinne Faure, Arne Hildebrandt, Karoline Rogge, Joachim Schleich

20. Prudence, profit and the perfect storm: climate change risk and fiduciary duty of directors
Donna Lorenz

21. Business risks and opportunities from climate change in large developing countries – a case study focusing on China
Xianli Zhu, Xiangyang Wu


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Keywords: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science BUS042000

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