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Switchboard: New study (part I of II): Feds underestimate costs of carbon pollution, low-balling climate change’s impact on our children and grandchildren

The U.S. government is significantly underestimating the negative impacts climate change will impose on our children and grandchildren, according to a new study published today in the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. In the article, my coauthor Dr Chris Hope at Cambridge Judge Business School and I show how regulatory agencies are using a faulty model to estimate carbon pollution damages that all but ignores the economic damages climate change will inflict on future generations… As written by Laurie Johnson, Chief Economist, Climate Center, Washington, DC, Climate & Clean Air Program…

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