The urgent need to look beyond short-term setbacks in US climate policy should spur greater collaboration between the financial world and climate economists and scientists to address longer-term financial risks related to climate change.
RFF’s Roger Cooke discusses the confidence trap and how current conversations about climate change misallocate the burden of proof. Cooke was a lead author of the chapter on risk and uncertainty in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report.
Dec 19, 2017|
Geneviève S. Metson, Steve M. Powers, Rebecca L. Hale, Jesse S. Sayles, Gunilla Öberg, Graham K. MacDonald, Yusuke Kuwayama, Nathaniel P. Springer, Anthony J. Weatherley, Kelly L. Hondula, Kristal Jones, Rubel B. Chowdhury, Arthur H. W. Beusen, Alexander F. Bouwman |