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Cost of Carbon

Why the Cost of Carbon Pollution Is Both Too High and Too Low

Gernot Wagner | Posted 01.24.2014 | Green
Gernot Wagner

Tell someone you are a "climate economist," and the first thing you hear after the slightly puzzled looks subside is, "How much?" Show me the money: "How much is climate change really costing us?" Here it is: at least $40.

The White House Just Strengthened the Case for Fossil Fuel Divestment

Jamie Henn | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green
Jamie Henn

What these new numbers from the White House remind us is that the real question isn't the cost of divesting from the fossil fuel industry, but the cost of staying invested in an industry that is trashing the planet.