US Secretary of Treasury Henry M. Paulson Jr: How Markets Can Help Address Climate Change and Other Major Environmental Problems
In this Policy Leadership Series, Former RFF President Phil Sharp and Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. discussed the role of markets in enacting changes to energy and the environment
On January 12, 2009, Resources for the Future President Phil Sharp moderated a public conversation with Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. They discussed Secretary Paulson’s tenure, his views on the important role that finance and markets can play in addressing environmental challenges, as well as his thoughts about the future. An audience question-and-answer session followed the conversation.
- Henry M. Paulson, Jr., US Secretary of the Treasury
- Phil Sharp, Resources for the Future
Explainer — Aug 8, 2022
Climate Finance 101
An introduction to climate-focused financial investments, investor motivations and actions, and the challenges of and options for effective climate finance.
Journal Article — Jun 27, 2022
Price-Responsive Allowance Supply in Emissions Markets
This paper proposes an efficient, effective way to determine the true cost of environmental goods: "price-responsive supply," which sets pollution allowances by assessing price and quantity together.