Bionic Planet podcast: In Putting A Price On Carbon, What We Don’t Know Could Kill Us

Ecosystem Marketplace Bionic Planet podcast, Part 2

Second part of a discussion with Ecosystem Marketplace publisher Steve Zwick no the Bionic Planet podcast.

Nearly every economist agrees that we can best slash greenhouse-gas emissions by charging emitters for the damage they create – but how do we know what to charge? Scientists currently estimate damages based only on what they know for sure, but the scary stuff is in what they don’t know, says Gernot Wagner, co-author of the book “Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet.”

First published on Ecosystem Marketplace. Listen to the first part of this conversation.

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