IN CONTEXT

KEY FIGURE

William Nordhaus (1941–)

BEFORE

1993 In Reflections on the Economics of Climate Change, William Nordhaus summarizes the issues surrounding climate change and the economy, highlighting uncertainties and potential solutions.

AFTER

2008 In Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet, Jeffrey Sachs argues that although humanity faces daunting economic crises—including that of climate change—we have the knowledge to address them.

2013 The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World, by William Nordhaus, explains how global warming relates to the world’s economy, and provides ideas for reducing its ...

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