Carbon pricing schemes are widely portrayed in the economic literature as an effective way to reduce carbon emissions and curb rising global temperatures.
Carbon taxes and cap-and-trade are the strategies for tackling climate change that have won the hearts of many economists. But the details of how the price of carbon is set are hardly settled.
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What is the microbiome? We highlight recent research on the unique communities of trillions of bacteria that we all host.
This research roundup looks at automated vehicles, including findings on potential benefits, safety concerns, public opinion and policy implications.
Environmental campaigners are split on the role nuclear power can play in cleaning up the planet. New research suggests that closing nuclear plants increases carbon emissions.
The United States produces over 1 million barrels of ethanol a day, mostly from corn, to be mixed into gasoline. But is it cleaner? And are the government’s economic incentives having intended consequences? We review the research.
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