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Decision Criteria, Scientific Uncertainty, and the Globalwarming Controversy

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  • Camilla Froyn, 2005. "Decision Criteria, Scientific Uncertainty, and the Globalwarming Controversy," Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, Springer, vol. 10(2), pages 183-211, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:masfgc:v:10:y:2005:i:2:p:183-211
    DOI: 10.1007/s11027-005-3782-9
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    3. Hennlock, Magnus, 2009. "Robust Control in Global Warming Management: An Analytical Dynamic Integrated Assessment," Discussion Papers dp-09-19, Resources For the Future.
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