15.031J | Spring 2012 | Undergraduate

Energy Decisions, Markets, and Policies

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Lecture 6: Climate Science and Policy

Description: This lecture presents the issues of time-scales and uncertainties as barriers to climate change. Three views on discounting are discussed as well as strategies for reducing global costs, adapting to new technologies, and reducing CO2 emissions.

Instructor: Richard Schmalensee, Susan Solomon

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