"A new study by Resources for the Future researchers shows that Americans are willing to pay to head-off the worst effects of climate change. The authors of the study conclude that households for the most part are willing to pay to avoid increasingly hot and cold temperatures in the winter and summer. But those 'preferences and values vary significantly due to a number of factors,' including where a household is located."
Americans Willing to Pay to Head off Climate Change
Media Highlight from Washington Examiner — Jan. 25, 2016
Working Paper — Jan 17, 2017
Household Location Decisions and the Value of Climate Amenities
What people are willing to pay to experience warmer winters or avoid hotter summers is an important component of the benefits of CO2 mitigation policies and can be used to assess the welfare effects of temperature changes throughout the United States.