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On the challenge of consensus

David Zilberman, professor, agriculture and resource economics | July 2, 2013

I have been teaching and working as an environmental economist for 40 years and I consider climate change and population growth as the most pressing challenges facing humanity. While I am familiar with much of the political rhetoric surrounding these issues, still I found myself wondering why not much has been done to address these issues. This year, in the opening session of the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program [ELP], I got a partial answer.

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Comment to “On the challenge of consensus

  1. Thanks for sharing your research. It seems with the economic recession, most governments have shelved climate change policies to the back.

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