Introduction: The Economic Implications of Climate Change Mitigaton Policies

Publication date: 6 Feb 2020 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | NIESR Author(s): Holland, D; Young, G | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 251 | Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The articles in this issue of the Review highlight some of the economic issues involved in acting to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a level consistent with the ambition to limit global temperature increases. Together they help explain why progress in tackling this “urgent problem”is likely to be slow even though “we know how to do it”.