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

The climate casino : risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world / William Nordhaus. pages cm Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 978- 0- 300- 18977- 3 (cloth : alk. paper) 1. Climatic changes— Effect of human beings on. 2. Climatic changes— Environmental aspects. 3. Climatic changes— Social aspects. 4. Environmental policy. I. Title. QC903.N8545 2013 363.738'74 Climate change is profoundly altering our world in ways that pose major risks to human societies and natural systems. We have entered the Climate Casino and are rolling the global-warming dice, warns economist William Nordhaus. But there is still time to turn around and walk back out of the casino, and in this essential book the author explains Book review: The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World Get this from a library! The Climate casino : risk, uncertainty, and economics for a warming world. [William D Nordhaus] -- Climate change is profoundly altering our world in ways that pose major risks to human societies and natural systems. We have entered the Climate Casino and are rolling the global-warming dice, warns Climate change is profoundly altering our world in ways that pose major risks to human societies and natural systems. We have entered the Climate Casino and are rolling the global-warming dice, warns economist William Nordhaus. But there is still time to turn around and walk back out of the casino, and in this essential book the author explains 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 The Climate Casino rejects a target approach, such as the two-degree limit, as neither scientific nor economic, but this risk-management policy approach geared to avoid serious damage was the centrepiece of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and repeated at the Copenhagen Conference of the Parties. A related question is whether The Climate Casino may be too pessimistic PDF | On Oct 1, 2014, Emily Northrop published The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate Climate change is profoundly altering our world in ways that pose major risks to human societies and natural systems. We have entered the Climate Casino and are rolling the global-warming dice, warns economist William Nordhaus. But there is still time to turn around and walk back out of the casino, and in this essential book the author explains how. Climate change is profoundly altering our world in ways that pose major risks to human societies and natural systems. We have entered the Climate Casino and are rolling the global-warming dice, warns economist William Nordhaus. But there is still time to turn around and walk back out of the casino, and in this essential book the author explains how. Bringing together all the important issues

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