Tipping points and the social cost of carbon

Tipping points and the social cost of carbon / Catherine Wolfram, Energy Economics Exchange, 17/09/2012

Economists talk about something called the “social cost of carbon.” Here’s the basic idea: You may pay for the gas you put in your car, but when you burn it, you emit carbon dioxide, which imposes costs on the rest of society by accelerating the pace of climate change. The social cost of carbon, measured in dollars per ton of emitted carbon, measures this cost…


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