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Time preference in global warming calculations: a proposal for a unified index

  • Fearnside, Philip M.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Ecological Economics.

Volume (Year): 41 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 (April)
Pages: 21-31

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolec:v:41:y:2002:i:1:p:21-31
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  1. Philip Fearnside & Daniel Lashof & Pedro Moura-Costa, 2000. "Accounting for time in Mitigating Global Warming through land-use change and forestry," Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer, vol. 5(3), pages 239-270, September.
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  8. Rabl, Ari, 1996. "Discounting of long-term costs: What would future generations prefer us to do?," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(3), pages 137-145, June.
  9. Philip Fearnside, 2002. "Why a 100-Year Time Horizon should be used for GlobalWarming Mitigation Calculations," Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer, vol. 7(1), pages 19-30, March.
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