Economists Have A One-Page Solution To Climate Change

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Larry Linden: Big changes needed to avert possible climate "catastrophe"

Larry Linden: Big changes needed to avert possible climate "catastrophe"

Alumnus and prominent conservationist calls for carbon tax to combat global warming.

January 23, 2015Read more


David Kestenbaum

"Climate change seems like this complicated problem with a million pieces. But Henry Jacoby, an economist at MIT's business school, says there's really just one thing you need to do to solve the problem: Tax carbon emissions."

David Kestenbaum talks to John Reilly and Jake Jacoby of MIT's Joint Program of the Science and Policy of Global Change.

Listen to the full story at NPR's Planet Money.