Environmental awareness: The case of climate change
作者: Weber, ShlomoWiesmeth, Hans
刊名: Russian Journal of Economics, 2018, Vol.4 , pp.328-345
来源数据库: Redaktsiya zhurnala Voprosy Ekonomiki
DOI: 10.3897/j.ruje.4.33619
关键词: Environmental awarenessclimate changepublic goodsKyoto Protocolrenewable energiesregional economicsdiversity.
原始语种摘要: The extent of provision of a public good often relies on social awareness and public support for it. This applies, in particular, to global reduction of greenhouse gases and its relevance for mitigating climate change. We examine the concept of “public awareness” by introducing a formal model that analyzes efforts to mitigate climate change in a setting with heterogeneous countries. In the theoretical part we examine the Nash equilibrium of the contribution game. The effects of awareness and economic parameters on mitigation efforts can be disentangled, raising the possibility of linking awareness of climate change with economic wealth. The second part provides some empirical observations and offers the rankings of countries regarding awareness for climate change, as well as an empirical...
全文获取路径: PDF下载  RUJE  (合作)

  • change 变化
  • climate 气候
  • economic 经济的
  • awareness 意识
  • wealth 财产
  • empirical 经验的
  • equilibrium 平衡
  • introducing 引进
  • provision 供应品
  • often 往往