Yohe Explores Hidden Costs of Climate Change

Kate CarlisleJanuary 6, 20141min
Severe weather amounts to a tax, according to Yohe

Taxes sounded worse than environmental catastrophe in the politics of 2010, but ironically one of the more persuasive arguments that climate change is real—persuasive especially to anti-tax conservatives—is how changing, unpredictable and severe weather is increasingly exacting a tax on all aspects of life in America. On the WNYC’s  “The Takeaway”, Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies Gary Yohe explored the unseen costs of climate change.