Harvard University: "On the Table at COP27: A Conversation with Ray Kopp"
In a podcast episode for Harvard University's Environmental Economics Program, RFF Senior Fellow Ray Kopp discusses his expectations for COP27.
The negotiators gathering this week for the 27th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP-27) in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt will tackle a multitude of important issues, with questions relating to increased ambition and financial reparations among those at the top of the agenda. That’s the perspective offered by Ray Kopp, Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future, during the newest episode of “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program,” a podcast produced by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program. Read the transcript of this podcast here: https://tinyurl.com/mtbrpk26.
Common Resources — Nov 28, 2022
COP27 in Context
RFF University Fellow Robert N. Stavins spoke with RFF Senior Fellow Raymond J. Kopp about international climate policy and prominent issues at the most recent United Nations conference on climate change.
Common Resources — Nov 22, 2022
Four Issues and Outcomes That Rose to the Top at the COP27 Climate Conference
Resources for the Future President and CEO Richard G. Newell highlights four key issues from the COP27 climate conference that are sure to hold people’s attention in the coming year.
Issue Brief — Nov 21, 2022
The Shadow Price of Capital: Accounting for Capital Displacement in Benefit–Cost Analysis
This issue brief explains why the discounting sensitivity case using a 7 percent investment rate of return is generally incorrect and can yield extremely misleading estimates of the costs and benefits of policies with long-lived impacts.