The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World

  title={The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World},
  author={Robert C. Repetto},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  • R. Repetto
  • Published 1 May 2014
  • Economics
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
William Nordhaus’s Climate Casino and Gernot Wagner and Martin L. Weitzman’s Climate Shock are two outstanding pieces of economic analysis that powerfully call for citizens and world leaders to take action on climate change. Both books address three overriding questions: first, they explain why climate change is a pressing issue for the international community; second, they discuss when environmental interventions should be pursued; third, they prescribe suggestions for what those interventions… 

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