Explores the big economic issues associated with decarbonizing the economy to respond to climate change.
Economics Explored host Gene Tunny talks about the big challenge of decarbonizing economies to respond to climate change. Among other issues he considers the uncertainty around the impacts of climate change, the future of coal, and optimal policy responses to climate change.
Relevant links include:
A Study of Long-term Global Coal Demand by Queensland Treasury
Structural Adjustment Policies Becoming Increasingly Important
Unsettled: What Climate Science Tells Us, What It Doesn’t, and Why It Matters
How to Avoid a Climate Disaster by Bill Gates
The Spirit of Green by William Nordhaus