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Curbing #ClimateChange Has a Dollar Value — Here’s How and Why We Measure It https://t.co/3o1iv4svoi

Curbing #ClimateChange Has a Dollar Value — Here’s How and Why We Measure It https://t.co/3o1iv4svoi

By Joseph Aldy , Harvard University President Trump is expected to issue an executive order soon to reverse Obama-era rules to cut carbon pollution, including a moratorium on leasing public lands for coal mining and a plan to reduce carbon emissions from power plants. Trump and his appointees argue that these steps will bring coal miners’ jobs back (although coal industry job losses reflect competition from cheap natural gas , not regulations that have yet to take effect). But they ignore the fact that mitigating climate change will produce large economic gains. While burning fossil fuels produces benefits, such as powering the electric grid and fueling cars, it also generates widespread costs to society — including damages from climate change that affect people around the world now and in the future. Public policies that reduce carbon pollution deliver benefits by avoidin...

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