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ESD | Articles | Volume 10, issue 4
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 741–763, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-741-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
Earth Syst. Dynam., 10, 741–763, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/esd-10-741-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 18 Nov 2019

Research article | 18 Nov 2019

The economically optimal warming limit of the planet

Falko Ueckerdt et al.
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ED: Reconsider after major revisions (26 Jul 2019) by Richard Betts
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ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (04 Sep 2019) by Richard Betts
RR by Frances Moore (15 Sep 2019)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (27 Sep 2019) by Richard Betts
AR by Anders Levermann on behalf of the Authors (04 Oct 2019)  Author's response    Manuscript
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We compute the global mean temperature increase at which the costs from climate-change damages and climate-change mitigation are minimal. This temperature is computed robustly around 2 degrees of global warming across a wide range of normative assumptions on the valuation of future welfare and inequality aversion.
We compute the global mean temperature increase at which the costs from climate-change damages...
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