Adapting to Climate Change: Who Should Pay?

@article{Farber2007AdaptingTC,
  title={Adapting to Climate Change: Who Should Pay?},
  author={Daniel A. Farber},
  journal={Environmental Law \& Policy eJournal},
  year={2007}
}
  • D. Farber
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • Environmental Law & Policy eJournal
As the realization sinks in that climate change will cause billions of dollars of harm even if we do everything feasible to cut back on emissions, the people who are directly harmed are going to start wondering whether they alone should bear the costs. After examining some of the relevant social goals for a cost allocation system, this paper considers four possible allocation principles: "Adaptation Beneficiaries Pay," "Emitters Pay," "Public Pays," and "Climate-Change Winners Pay." These… Expand
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