Is a richer-but-warmer world better than poorer-but-cooler worlds ?

@inproceedings{Goklany2005IsAR,
  title={Is a richer-but-warmer world better than poorer-but-cooler worlds ?},
  author={Indur M. Goklany},
  year={2005}
}
Greater economic growth could lead to greater greenhouse gas emissions, while simultaneously enhancing various aspects of human well-being and the capacity to adapt to climate change. This begs the question as to whether and, if so, for how long would a richer-but-warmer world be better for well-being than poorer-but-cooler worlds. To shed light on this issue, this paper draws upon results of the “Fast Track” assessment (FTA) reported in a special issue of Global Environmental Change: Part A 14… CONTINUE READING