Future generations and social justice
Most of the impacts of climate change will fall on future generations and the poor.
Equity and justice are therefore key issues underpinning international climate change policy. This programme explores the distributive consequences of climate change impacts and policies, both between and within generations. It also investigates the ethical foundations of economic models of climate policy.
Discounting disentangled: an expert survey on the determinants of the long-term social discount rate
This working paper finds that current policy guidance concerning social discounting and the evaluation of long-term public projects needs to be updated. read more »
Reuters, 13 August