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The great FUND die off

Continuing the discussion with Richard Tol, Eli Rabett looks at how FUND models the costs of ecosystem damage and finds that it has a catastrophic loss of bio-diversity in 40 years — 99% of species going extinct, but this only costs $250 per person because the only cost counted is that it makes people feel…

Tolgate

Via BigCityLib (whose post title I stole), the story of Richard Tol’s approach to science: For the 2008 project, Tol co-wrote a paper along with Gary Yohe of Wesleyan University and two researchers from the Electric Power Research Institute, a US trade association. The two climate change proposals were ranked against numerous development and human…