Climate Change

    Moving away from carbon-based energy and combating the malignant effects of climate change are among the biggest economic and moral concerns facing humanity in this century. These vital issues play a central role in shaping the work of the Institute.

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    What Role Should Economists Play in Climate Policy?

    Economist James K. Boyce argues that the distribution of carbon tax revenue is just as important as the price itself Watch the video

    We’ll Always Need Paris

    Faced with rapid cost reductions for clean electricity generation, some commentators suggest that we no longer need the Paris agreement or other policy interventions, because technology alone can solve all problems. Read more