DP7141 What is the Top Priority on Climate Change?

Author(s): Paul Klemperer
Publication Date: January 2009
Keyword(s): climate change mitigation, sustainability
JEL(s): Q5, Q54, Q56, Q58
Programme Areas: Public Economics, Development Economics
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What should be the West's top priority for climate-change policy? This article is a revised and updated version of my talk to the Potsdam Global Sustainability Symposium (which drafted the Potsdam Declaration presented to the 2007 UN Climate Change Conference in Bali).