95% consensus of expert economists: cut carbon pollution

Untitled 2Institute for Policy Integrity at the New York University (NYU) School of Law recently published a report summarising a survey of economists with climate expertise…key finding: there’s strong consensus among climate economics experts that we should put a price on carbon pollution to curb the expensive costs of climate change…method of reducing carbon pollution, 81% said market-based system (carbon tax or cap and trade system) would be most efficient…77% of expert economists agree unilateral action would be appropriate in any case…82% of experts agreed that by implementing climate policies, the US could strategically induce other countries to cut their carbon pollution.

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