Why We Should Be Willing to Devote More Resources to Avoid Climate Change

Karp, Larry

from ARE Update Vol. 10, No. 2, Nov/Dec, 2006

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Abstract

An important body of empirical models recommends modest efforts to reduce greenhouse gases. Although ostensibly scientific, these conclusions are actually largely driven by a value judgement. A recently developed, more flexible modeling approach produces dramatically different policy advice.

Keywords

greenhouse gas, climate change, model, policy

Citation

Karp, Larry. "Why We Should Be Willing to Devote More Resources to Avoid Climate Change." ARE Update 10(2)(2006):9-11. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
http://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2006/10/2/why-we-should-be-willing/