Modeling Climate Policies: A Critical Look at Integrated Assessment Models

  title={Modeling Climate Policies: A Critical Look at Integrated Assessment Models},
  author={M. Frisch},
  journal={Philosophy & Technology},
  • M. Frisch
  • Published 2013
  • Economics
  • Philosophy & Technology
  • Climate change presents us with a problem of intergenerational justice. While any costs associated with climate change mitigation measures will have to be borne by the world’s present generation, the main beneficiaries of mitigation measures will be future generations. This raises the question to what extent present generations have a responsibility to shoulder these costs. One influential approach for addressing this question is to appeal to neo-classical economic cost–benefit analyses and so… CONTINUE READING
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