Economists Have A One-Page Solution To Climate Change


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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.