18 Sep '12, 9pm

The Social Cost of Carbon: How to Do the Math?

This year’s presidential campaign has shown that a gulf exists between the two candidates on America’s energy future — at least in theory. Mitt Romney opposes renewal of the federal wind energy tax credit and champions the exploitation of fossil fuels. President Obama advocates an “all of the above” strategy on energy but — after a period of silence on the issue — implicitly evoked the dangers of runaway emissions at the Democratic convention by warning that climate change is indeed a threat . A closer look at big issues facing the country in the 2012 Election. Economy , Planet , Security , World and Health . But Mr. Obama’s acceptance speech did not address what many researchers and policy analysis regard as the crux of the debate: How much are we as a society willing to pay today to prevent the climate-related costs of carbon dioxide emissions in the future? In 2010, 12 ...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/09/18/the-social-cost...

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