RMI Outlet

US Policy

Getting the Social Cost of Carbon Right

By Nicholas Stern and Joseph E. Stiglitz This op-ed was first published on Project Syndicate. Copyright 2021 Project Syndicate. US President Joe Biden deserves congratulations for committing the United States to rejoin global efforts to combat climate change. But America and the world must respond to the challenge efficiently.

Signs of Hope for US Federal Climate Action in 2021

As we enthusiastically bid 2020 farewell, for many reasons 2021 is starting to feel like a year to be hopeful. While the roll-out of vaccines signal an impending slow-down to the pandemic, recent activity in DC is offering a similar glimpse to solutions on the horizon for the climate crisis.