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Climate Change and the U.S. Economic Future

The effects of climate change will be different across the country, with some of the worst impacts falling on already-disadvantaged regions, says Amir Jina of the University of Chicago and the Climate Impact Lab, in a new chapter for the…

March 25, 2021
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Calculating the Climate Reciprocity Ratio for the US

A leading argument for the use of a global social cost of carbon in the US has been the reciprocal effect of climate action in the US on the behavior of other countries. US commitments to reduce emissions will likely…

January 21, 2021
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Climate Convexity: The Inequality of a Warming World

If carbon emissions and associated damages are left unaddressed, the climate crisis will not only become more costly to global health and the global economy, but also will exacerbate inequality within the US and around the world.

December 10, 2020
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A New Framework for U.S. Leadership on Climate Migration

Climate migration is poised to be one of the biggest human development and security challenges of the next several decades, yet policymakers and the research community are just now understanding the myriad impacts of climate change on human mobility. A…

October 23, 2020
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