Volume 108, Number 3, 519-541, DOI: 10.1007/s10584-010-9993-4

High impact, low probability? An empirical analysis of risk in the economics of climate change

Simon Dietz

From the issue entitled "Including Special Topic: USAID's Early Climate Change Adaptation Program | pages 411-470, and also Climatic Change Letters | Edited by Michael Oppenheimer | pages 581-627"

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