Robert R. Nordhaus

Posts by Robert R. Nordhaus

A Climate Policy Framework: Balancing Policy and Politics

A diverse group of business, government, and environmental leaders, brought together by the Aspen Institute and the Pew Center, recommends a framework for a mandatory greenhouse gas reduction program for the United States. The group started with the premise that, …

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Designing a Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program for the U.S.

In response to the goal of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change to stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations at a level that would prevent dangerous human interference with the climate system, the United States has instituted a number of programs …

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Designing a Climate-Friendly Energy Policy: Options for the Near Term

Energy use and climate change are inextricably linked. In the current national energy policy debate, choices made today will directly impact U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions far into the future. In addition, near-term energy policy decisions will affect the costs …

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Early Action & Global Climate Change: An Analysis of Early Action Crediting Proposals

The challenge of our generation will be addressing climate change while sustaining a growing economy. We need to take concrete actions to reduce emissions, both here and abroad. The sooner we begin, the more likely we are to succeed in …

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