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The economics of climate change and the theory of discounting

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  • Philibert, Cedric, 1999. "The economics of climate change and the theory of discounting," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 27(15), pages 913-927, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:27:y:1999:i:15:p:913-927
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