Climate-change Strategy Needs to Be Robust
Published in: Nature, v. 412, no. 6845, Correspondence, July 26, 2001, p.375
Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 2001
Decision-makers need to develop a climate policy acceptable to groups with many different estimates of the likelihood of alternative futures, and may tend to rely on strategies that work reasonably well instead of alternatives across a wide range of plausible scenarios. The authors agreed with a recommendation for use of ensembles of multiple scenarios to capture what is known about the long-term climate future.