The real social cost of carbon: $220 per ton, report finds

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New report argues US government estimates for the social cost of carbon are woefully inadequate

How much does each ton of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere really cost us? Whether you're a corporate executive penciling out the costs of new emissions-reduction strategies or a government...

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