With the Trump administration dismissing the idea of climate change – and even rolling back some efforts to deal with it – a sense of urgency in handling the phenomenon’s impacts is emerging. Nobel Prize-winning economist William D. Nordhaus presents his thoughts on why carbon taxes could work, if implemented properly. His succinct and illuminating question-and-answer session with journalist Coral Davenport of The New York Times offers a quick primer on the issues involved for policy experts, economists and citizens concerned about climate change.
About the Author
Coral Davenport is a reporter who covers energy and environmental policy for The New York Times.