Why the cost of mitigating climate change can't be boiled down to one righ tnumber, despite some economists' best attempts

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

“I am a microeconomist who investigates the causes and consequences of climate change. When I think about the climate challenge in 2040 and beyond, I anticipate many ‘known unknowns’ about our future. Thus, I am amazed to read precise climate cost estimates like those recently published by economic consultants McKinsey & Co.”