Climate policy: Time to act

Emissions must be reduced quickly, and ultimately to zero. This is shown by the "Carbon Clock" of the MCC. It is based on the remaining CO2 budget (in tonnes) quantified by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Current publications

Hänsel, M.C., Franks, M., Kalkuhl, M., Edenhofer, O., 2022

Optimal carbon taxation and horizontal equity: A welfare-theoretic approach with application to German household data

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Creutzig, F., Acemoglu, D., Bai, X., Edwards, P.N., Hintz, M.J., Kaack, L.H., Kilkis, S., Kunkel, S., Luers, A., Milojevic-Dupont, N., Rejeski, D., Renn, J., Rolnick, D., Rosol, C., Russ, D., Turnbull, T., Verdolini, E., Wagner, F., Wilson, C., Zekar, A., Zumwald, M., 2022

Digitalization and the Anthropocene

Annual Review of Environment and Resources