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Title:
Global warming and agriculture : impact estimates by country
Author:
Cline, William R.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Washington, DC : Center for Global Development : Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2007.
Physical Description:
xv, 186 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction and overview -- Main features of the book -- Plan of the book -- Brief survey of existing literature -- Key issues : carbon fertilization, irrigation, and trade -- Carbon fertilization -- irrigation question -- Trade as moderator? -- Country-level climate projections -- climate models -- Country-level climate results : present day and for 2070-99 -- Country-level agricultural impact estimates -- Mendelsohn-Schlesinger agricultural response functions -- Mendelsohn-Schlesinger estimates for the Unites States -- Ricardian estimates for developing countries and Canada -- Sensitivity to climate models -- Rosenzweig et al. crop model results -- Synthesis of preferred estimates -- Comparison to estimates in the model-source studies -- Dynamic considerations -- Conclusion --

Appendix A : Standardizing global grids of climate change data -- Appendix B : Mapping grid cells to countries -- Appendix C : Calculating the geographical area of the grid cell -- Appendix D : Definitions of countries, regions, and subzones -- Appendix E : Estimating farm area and agricultural output by country, region, and subzone -- Appendix F : Country-level results with the Mendelsohn-Schlesinger functions -- Appendix G : Ricardian models for India, Africa, and Latin America -- Appendix H : Monthly climate data, 1961-90 and 2070-99 -- Appendix I : Dispersion of climate projections across general circulation models -- References -- Glossary -- Index.
ISBN:
9780881324037
Format :
Book