Q&A: The social cost of carbon

Carbon Brief looks at the basics, the science and the politics of the social cost of carbon, as well as the legal situation in the US

The social cost of carbon (SCC) has been called “the most important number you’ve never heard of” because it underpins climate regulations in countries including the US and Canada. It’s one way to put a price on CO2 emissions – but the Trump administration may try to amend it.

Full Carbon Brief Explainer, including this quick clip and one with Myles Allen.

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