How Should the Risks of Sea Level Rise Be Shared?

On a principled level, how should the risks of sea level rise be distributed between individuals, insurance, local and central government?

Should we choose to view responsibility as individual or collective? And either way, which approach delivers the best and fairest outcomes?

This project will look international literature on the ethics and policies of risk distribution while highlighting New Zealand’s unique history and institutions.

Project lead:
Elisabeth Ellis

Project budget: $17,500
Project duration: October 2017 - June 2018

 

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