Conversation with Richard Davies and Jim Meigs
Even if climate skeptics are right and the risk of global warming is small, that does not eliminate the need to plan for an extreme emergency. Gernot Wagner makes the case for pricing carbon as a way of boosting the incentives for energy efficiency. “Unless we act, we will experience major disruptions. We already are experiencing them,” says Gernot. Our interview also looks the revolution in solar energy and ocean damage caused by rising levels of carbon dioxide.
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