Economics will determine to a large extent which responses to climate change are implemented. The economic viability of a solution depends on risk assessment, intangibles, distribution of wealth, & discount rate.
Something priceless, may just prove pricey. The Guennol Lioness, a 5,000-year-old, 8.3 cm high, Mesopotamian limestone figurine, which in 2007 sold for $57 million, the highest price ever paid for a sculpture.
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Cost-Benefit Analysis for Climate ChangeLast Updated on 2012-07-09 at 22:08
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Air quality in a changing climateLast Updated on 2012-05-07 at 19:27
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