Climate Economics: A Meta-Review and Some Suggestions for Future Research

@article{Heal2009ClimateEA,
  title={Climate Economics: A Meta-Review and Some Suggestions for Future Research},
  author={Geoffrey Heal},
  journal={Review of Environmental Economics and Policy},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={4 - 21}
}
  • G. Heal
  • Published 24 September 2008
  • Economics
  • Review of Environmental Economics and Policy
What have we learned from the outpouring of literature as a result of the Stern Review of the Economics of Climate Change? A lot. We have explored the models and the possible parameter values much more thoroughly. The Stern Review has catalyzed a fundamental rethinking of the economic case for action on climate change. We are now in a position to identify conditions that are sufficient to make a case for strong action on climate change, but more work is needed before we can have a fully… 
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