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Leveling the carbon playing field [electronic resource] : international competition and US climate policy design / Trevor Houser ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Houser, Trevor.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, DC : Peterson Institute for International Economics : World Resources Institute, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 95 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781435655386 (electronic bk.); 1435655389 (electronic bk.); 128139713X; 9781281397133.Subject(s): Carbon taxes | Climatic changes -- Government policy -- International cooperation | Climatic changes -- Government policy -- United States -- Evaluation | Greenhouse gas mitigation -- Government policy -- United States | Greenhouse gas mitigation -- International cooperation | Climat -- Changements -- Politique gouvernementale -- �Etats-Unis -- �Evaluation | Gaz �a effet de serre -- R�eduction -- Politique gouvernementale -- �Etats-Unis | Climat -- Changements -- Politique gouvernementale -- Coop�eration internationale | Gaz �a effet de serre -- R�eduction -- Coop�eration internationale | Taxe sur le carbone | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Pollution Control | Treibhausgas | Klimaschutz | Internationale Politik | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Leveling the carbon playing field.DDC classification: 363.738/74526 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The study estimates that free trade could reduce the number of people earning less than $2 per day by about 500 million over 15 years. This would cut the world poverty level by 25 percent. Cline judges that the developing countries were right to risk collapse of the Doha Round at the Cancun ministerial meeting in September 2003 by insisting on much deeper liberalization of agriculture than the industrial countries were then willing to offer.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 79-81) and index.

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The study estimates that free trade could reduce the number of people earning less than $2 per day by about 500 million over 15 years. This would cut the world poverty level by 25 percent. Cline judges that the developing countries were right to risk collapse of the Doha Round at the Cancun ministerial meeting in September 2003 by insisting on much deeper liberalization of agriculture than the industrial countries were then willing to offer.

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