Robert N. Stavins

Posts by Robert N. Stavins

Meaningful and Cost Effective Climate Policy: The Case for Cap and Trade

There is broad consensus among those engaged in climate policy analysis—from academia, government, NGOs, and industry—that any domestic climate policy should include, at its core, market-based policy instruments targeting greenhouse gas (GHGs) emissions, because no other approach can do the …

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The Cost of U.S. Forest-based Carbon Sequestration

Most analyses to date of options for mitigating the risk of global climate change have focused on reducing emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHGs). Much less attention has been given to the potential for storing (or “sequestering”) …

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