A Carbon Calculation: How Many Deaths Are Emissions Caused?

In his article, Mr. Bressler incorporated the latest public health research into the latest version of the DICE model, which estimates the number of extreme deaths attributable to rising temperatures. The resulting extended model produced a surprisingly high figure for the social cost of carbon: $258 per metric ton. He coined a term for the …

China’s New Carbon Market, World’s Largest: What You Need to Know

China, the world’s largest source of greenhouse gas pollution, opened a national carbon emissions trading market on Friday in a long-awaited step towards tackling climate change. The market turns polluting power into an appropriation that can be bought and sold and is part of a series of policies the Chinese government has put in place …

Europe Proposes a Boundary Carbon Tax. What is it and how will it be

Implementing a carbon cap tax can face several complications. First, companies hoping to sell certain goods to the European Union will need to monitor and verify the emissions associated with making their products. If countries cannot or do not do this, the EU imposes its own price. Experts say that such verification is possible, but …