CO2, climate, and statistical inference

A note on asking the right questions

V. Kerry Smith

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Abstract

This paper argues that the delay required for resolution of uncertainty in the technical information for policy making depends on how the relevant policy issues are posed. The relationship between CO2 and global mean temperature is used to illustrate the argument in terms of the testing of specific hypotheses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)391-394
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Environmental Economics and Management
Volume8
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

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CO2, climate, and statistical inference : A note on asking the right questions. / Kerry Smith, V.

In: Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 8, No. 4, 1981, p. 391-394.

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