Busting the myths around emission reduction costs

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Bob Ward argues misleading comparisons and assumptions are being used to inflate the economic costs of climate change policies

Estimates of the costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions are being misleadingly compared with mythical baseline scenarios that assume climate change has no impacts on economic growth. The contribution...

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