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Uncertainty and Climate Change

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  • Geoffrey Heal

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  • Bengt Kriström

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Uncertainty is pervasive in analysis of climatechange. How should economists allow for this? And how have they allowed for it? This paperreviews both of these questions. Copyright Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

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  • Geoffrey Heal & Bengt Kriström, 2002. "Uncertainty and Climate Change," Environmental & Resource Economics, Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 22(1), pages 3-39, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:enreec:v:22:y:2002:i:1:p:3-39 DOI: 10.1023/A:1015556632097
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    2. John Quiggin, 2005. "The precautionary principle in environmental policy and the theory of choice under uncertainty," Murray-Darling Program Working Papers WPM05_3, Risk and Sustainable Management Group, University of Queensland.
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