In the NewsThe Wall Street JournalOctober 31, 2021

Steep Cuts to Carbon Emissions Gain Stronger Economic Backing

As a growing number of global leaders pledged to achieve net-zero carbon emissions ahead of this week’s climate conference in Glasgow, an awkward question hovered in the background: Is it worth it? That is as much an economic as a scientific question, and the economics of climate are far less settled than the science.