|The Costs of Climate Protection: A Guide for the Perplexed (WRI, 1997, 60 pages)|
|3. MORE DETAIL ON THE KEY ASSUMPTIONS|
The preceding analysis looked broadly at the key assumptions that turn out to determine very largely the predicted economic impacts of climate protection policies. These broad distinctions among the modeling assumptions explain most of the differences among predictions. Nonetheless, other aspects of the key assumptions, which could not be adequately built into the preceding analysis need to be recognized and understood. This section addresses such issues.