Uncertainties in Climate and Weather Extremes Increase the Cost of Carbon

Cristian Proistosescu and Gernot Wagner
Cell Press One Earth, One Earth 2(6): pp. 515-7 (19 June 2020), doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2020.06.002

Climate change has myriad physical and economic impacts. Even those that can be easily quantified indicate the need for ambitious climate action. Other climate impacts have yet to be quantified. We argue here that uncertainties in climate and weather extremes only further increase the social cost of carbon emissions.

Wagner Faculty