PodcastsOctober 19, 2018

Episode 870: Trump vs. Red Tape

Carbon emissions have a cost. They cost us in, say, crop yields and health care spending. Lab's Michael Greenstone obsessed over calculating that cost, Planet Money reports in this episode on the Trump administration's deregulatory push. Greenstone says it’s about $42 per ton of CO2. The Trump administration, though, chose a different number: One dollar.