Stern: greatly underestimated costs in climate change report?
Saturday, November 4, 2006
Theof the Economics of Climate Change put the cost of keeping emissions at 550 parts per million at one percent of global GDP
The Stern Review put the costs of not acting to resist climate change could be between 5 and 20 percent GDP.
It is reported that UK Ministers are to travel to India and America to promote the Stern Review. Their task will not be eased by the leaked IPCC report which is now said to be available freely on the internet.
Following the Stern Review, Chancellor Gordon Brown urged the member states of the to tighten their targets even further.
- "Reactions to review of economic implications of climate change" — Wikinews, October 31, 2006
- Brendan Carlin and George Jones. "The bill for climate change 'may soar'" — , November 2, 2006
- Fraser Nelson. "Leaked UN report shows Stern is wrong on climate" — , November 2, 2006
- "UK urges deeper EU emissions cuts after Stern review" — , October 30, 2006