Addressing the Urgency of More Stringent Climate Change Policy

This paper highlights scientific findings and features of the climate system that, together, suggest that the need for stronger policy action to mitigate emissions of carbon dioxide is urgent. It identifies four ways that economists can address this urgency—and the associated costs of delay—in assessing climate policy alternatives.

Working Paper (19-12) by Lawrence H. Goulder — 1 minute read — May 30, 2019