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Comments to OMB on Estimating the Social Cost of Greenhouse Gases

In comments submitted this week to the White House Office of Management and Budget, the Climate Impact Lab identifies important factors that the Biden administration should consider in developing updated estimates of the social cost of carbon.

June 23, 2021
Michael Greenstone Testifies On The Costs of Climate Inaction

On April 15, Michael Greenstone, co-director of the Lab and Director of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC), testified before the U.S. House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on the growing risks of climate change…

April 15, 2021
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
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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