publication . Article . Other literature type . Preprint . 2018

Resource heterogeneity leads to unjust effort distribution in climate change mitigation

Julián Vicens; Nereida Bueno-Guerra; Mario Gutiérrez-Roig; Carlos Gracia-Lázaro; Jesús Gómez-Gardeñes; Josep Perelló; Angel Sánchez; Yamir Moreno; Jordi Duch;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Oct 2018 Journal: PLOS ONE, volume 13, issue 10, page e0204369 (eissn: 1932-6203, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
Comment: 20 pages and 19 figures, including the SI file
Subjects
free text keywords: Physics - Physics and Society, Canvis climàtics, Teoria de jocs, Presa de decisions, Climatic changes, Game theory, Decision making, Cambio climático, Poder adquisitivo, Climate change, Matemáticas, Research Article, Earth Sciences, Atmospheric Science, Climatology, Biology and Life Sciences, Psychology, Behavior, Recreation, Games, Social Sciences, Anthropogenic Climate Change, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Cognitive Psychology, Cognition, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Justice, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Public Goods Game, Sociology, Education, Educational Attainment, General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, General Medicine, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Science, lcsh:Q, Collective action, Climate justice, Dilemma, Public economics, Public good, Environmental economics, Climate change mitigation, Global warming, Business
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IBSEN
Bridging the gap: from Individual Behaviour to the Socio-tEchnical MaN
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 662725
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
Validated by funder
,
EC| DOLFINS
Project
DOLFINS
Distributed Global Financial Systems for Society
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 640772
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
Communities
FET H2020FET OPEN: FET-Open research projects
FET H2020FET OPEN: Bridging the gap: from Individual Behaviour to the Socio-tEchnical MaN
FET H2020FET PROACT: Global Systems Science (GSS)
FET H2020FET PROACT: Distributed Global Financial Systems for Society
46 references, page 1 of 4

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2. Azar C., Sterner T. Discounting and distributional considerations in the context of global warming. Ecological Economics. 1996; 19, 169-184. https://doi.org/10.1016/0921-8009(96)00065-1

3. Dennig F., Budolfson MB., Fleurbaey M., Siebert A., and Socolow R.H. Inequality, climate impacts on the future poor, and carbon prices. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 2015; 112(52), 15827-15832. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1513967112 PMID: 26644560 [OpenAIRE]

4. Mendelsohn R., Dinar A., Williams L. The distributional impact of climate change on rich and poor countries. Environment and Development Economics. 2006; 11(02), 159. https://doi.org/10.1017/ S1355770X05002755

5. Raupach M.R., et al. Sharing a quota on cumulative carbon emissions. Nature Climate Change. 2014; 4(10), 873-879. https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2384 [OpenAIRE]

6. Ruttan L.M. Sociocultural Heterogeneity and the Commons. Current Anthropology. 2006; 47(5), 843- 853. https://doi.org/10.1086/507185

7. Olson, M. The logic of collective action. (Harvard University Press, 1971). [OpenAIRE]

8. Available from http://unfccc.int/paris_agreement/items/9485.php (last accessed July 5, 2017).

9. Rhodes C.J., The 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference: COP21. Science Progress. 2016; 99(1), 97-104. https://doi.org/10.3184/003685016X14528569315192 PMID: 27120818

10. Wolch J.R., Byrne J., Newell J.P. Urban green space, public health, and environmental justice: The challenge of making cities'just green enough'. Landscape and Urban Planning. 2014; 125, 234-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.01.017

11. Bulkeley H., Edwards G.A., Fuller S. Contesting climate justice in the city: Examining politics and practice in urban climate change experiments. Global Environmental Change. 2014; 25, 31-40. https://doi. org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2014.01.009

12. Statement by President Trump on the Paris Climate Accord. Available from https://www.whitehouse. gov/the-press-office/2017/06/01/statement-president-trump-paris-climate-accord (last accessed July 5, 2017).

13. Olivier, J.G.J., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Muntean, M., Peters, J.A.H.W. Trends in global CO2 emissions: 2016 Report. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Directorate CEnergy, Transport and Climate; PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, The Hague 2016.

14. Milinski M., Sommerfeld R.D., Krambeck H.J., Reed F.A., Marotzke J. The collective-risk social dilemma and the prevention of simulated dangerous climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 2008; 105(7), 2291-2294. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0709546105 PMID: 18287081

15. Dutta P.K., and Radner R. A strategic analysis of global warming: Theory and some numbers. J. Econ. Behav. 2009; 71(2), 187-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2009.01.013

46 references, page 1 of 4
Abstract
Comment: 20 pages and 19 figures, including the SI file
Subjects
free text keywords: Physics - Physics and Society, Canvis climàtics, Teoria de jocs, Presa de decisions, Climatic changes, Game theory, Decision making, Cambio climático, Poder adquisitivo, Climate change, Matemáticas, Research Article, Earth Sciences, Atmospheric Science, Climatology, Biology and Life Sciences, Psychology, Behavior, Recreation, Games, Social Sciences, Anthropogenic Climate Change, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Cognitive Psychology, Cognition, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Justice, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Public Goods Game, Sociology, Education, Educational Attainment, General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology, General Agricultural and Biological Sciences, General Medicine, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Science, lcsh:Q, Collective action, Climate justice, Dilemma, Public economics, Public good, Environmental economics, Climate change mitigation, Global warming, Business
Funded by
EC| IBSEN
Project
IBSEN
Bridging the gap: from Individual Behaviour to the Socio-tEchnical MaN
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 662725
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
Validated by funder
,
EC| DOLFINS
Project
DOLFINS
Distributed Global Financial Systems for Society
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 640772
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
Communities
FET H2020FET OPEN: FET-Open research projects
FET H2020FET OPEN: Bridging the gap: from Individual Behaviour to the Socio-tEchnical MaN
FET H2020FET PROACT: Global Systems Science (GSS)
FET H2020FET PROACT: Distributed Global Financial Systems for Society
46 references, page 1 of 4

1. Pachauri, RK., Meyer, LA. (core eds.) Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, Geneva, Switzerland, 2014). [OpenAIRE]

2. Azar C., Sterner T. Discounting and distributional considerations in the context of global warming. Ecological Economics. 1996; 19, 169-184. https://doi.org/10.1016/0921-8009(96)00065-1

3. Dennig F., Budolfson MB., Fleurbaey M., Siebert A., and Socolow R.H. Inequality, climate impacts on the future poor, and carbon prices. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 2015; 112(52), 15827-15832. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1513967112 PMID: 26644560 [OpenAIRE]

4. Mendelsohn R., Dinar A., Williams L. The distributional impact of climate change on rich and poor countries. Environment and Development Economics. 2006; 11(02), 159. https://doi.org/10.1017/ S1355770X05002755

5. Raupach M.R., et al. Sharing a quota on cumulative carbon emissions. Nature Climate Change. 2014; 4(10), 873-879. https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2384 [OpenAIRE]

6. Ruttan L.M. Sociocultural Heterogeneity and the Commons. Current Anthropology. 2006; 47(5), 843- 853. https://doi.org/10.1086/507185

7. Olson, M. The logic of collective action. (Harvard University Press, 1971). [OpenAIRE]

8. Available from http://unfccc.int/paris_agreement/items/9485.php (last accessed July 5, 2017).

9. Rhodes C.J., The 2015 Paris Climate Change Conference: COP21. Science Progress. 2016; 99(1), 97-104. https://doi.org/10.3184/003685016X14528569315192 PMID: 27120818

10. Wolch J.R., Byrne J., Newell J.P. Urban green space, public health, and environmental justice: The challenge of making cities'just green enough'. Landscape and Urban Planning. 2014; 125, 234-244. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landurbplan.2014.01.017

11. Bulkeley H., Edwards G.A., Fuller S. Contesting climate justice in the city: Examining politics and practice in urban climate change experiments. Global Environmental Change. 2014; 25, 31-40. https://doi. org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2014.01.009

12. Statement by President Trump on the Paris Climate Accord. Available from https://www.whitehouse. gov/the-press-office/2017/06/01/statement-president-trump-paris-climate-accord (last accessed July 5, 2017).

13. Olivier, J.G.J., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Muntean, M., Peters, J.A.H.W. Trends in global CO2 emissions: 2016 Report. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Directorate CEnergy, Transport and Climate; PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, The Hague 2016.

14. Milinski M., Sommerfeld R.D., Krambeck H.J., Reed F.A., Marotzke J. The collective-risk social dilemma and the prevention of simulated dangerous climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 2008; 105(7), 2291-2294. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0709546105 PMID: 18287081

15. Dutta P.K., and Radner R. A strategic analysis of global warming: Theory and some numbers. J. Econ. Behav. 2009; 71(2), 187-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2009.01.013

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