November 2006
Future Times;2006, Vol. 4, p11
The article presents information on several published articles on climate change and the economy. An article by J. Paavola and W. N. Adger published in "Ecological Economics" outlines key justice dilemmas which can create problems in current proposals for climate change adaptation. W. Laurence reports in "New Scientist" on the accelerating destruction of Amazonian forest. M. Taniguchi reflects on East Asian Community since the 1997 currency crisis in an article in the August 2005 issue of "Asia-Pacific Perspectives."


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