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The so-called “social cost of carbon” ostensibly measures (in present dollars) the total value of all future climate change damages...
June 26, 2015
With the Paris UN climate negotiations in December and Senator Whitehouse’s reintroduction of a carbon tax bill, it seems every...
June 23, 2015
In a recent article in the Washington Post, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) compared the opponents of federal regulations and taxes...
June 8, 2015
As an economist studying climate change policy for several years, I often feel like I’m in the Twilight Zone. To...
May 27, 2015
Back in 2013, here at IER I discussed Robert Pindyck, a professor of economics and finance at MIT with decades...
May 19, 2015
In December the United Nations will convene in Paris, for the purpose of hammering out an international agreement on climate...
May 18, 2015
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