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Metaphors of warfare and the lessons of history: time to revisit a carbon tax?


  • Naomi Oreskes



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  • Naomi Oreskes, 2011. "Metaphors of warfare and the lessons of history: time to revisit a carbon tax?," Climatic Change, Springer, vol. 104(2), pages 223-230, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:climat:v:104:y:2011:i:2:p:223-230
    DOI: 10.1007/s10584-010-9887-5

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    1. Nordhaus, William D, 1993. "Optimal Greenhouse-Gas Reductions and Tax Policy in the "Dice" Model," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 83(2), pages 313-317, May.
    2. Parry, Ian W. H. & Williams, Roberton III & Goulder, Lawrence H., 1999. "When Can Carbon Abatement Policies Increase Welfare? The Fundamental Role of Distorted Factor Markets," Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Elsevier, vol. 37(1), pages 52-84, January.
    3. Pearce, David W, 1991. "The Role of Carbon Taxes in Adjusting to Global Warming," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 101(407), pages 938-948, July.
    4. Nordhaus, William D., 1993. "Rolling the 'DICE': an optimal transition path for controlling greenhouse gases," Resource and Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 15(1), pages 27-50, March.
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