A Question of Balance: Weighing the Options on Global Warming Policies

  title={A Question of Balance: Weighing the Options on Global Warming Policies},
  author={W. Nordhaus},
As scientific and observational evidence on global warming piles up every day, questions of economic policy in this central environmental topic have taken centre stage. But as author and prominent Yale economist William Nordhaus observes, the issues involved in understanding global warming and slowing its harmful effects are complex and cross disciplinary boundaries. Ecologists see global warming as a threat to ecosystems, utilities as a debit to their balance sheets, and farmers as a hazard to… Expand
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