green new deal - The New School SCEPA

Germany’s Die Zeit, one of Germany’s most influential newspapers, featured the work of Economist Willi Semmler, director of SCEPA’s Economics of Climate Change project, on climate policy and strategy.

Adding green bonds to current carbon taxes is the most effective strategy to achieve global environmental goals, according to research by SCEPA economist Willi Semmler and economists at the Economics Research Institute in Berlin (DIW).

The increasing frequency and severity of climate disasters around the globe is a great challenge for society, academics, and policy makers. To mitigate climate change, members of Congress have proposed a Green New Deal -- a host of economic policies aimed at tackling climate change from the creation of sustainable jobs to pollution reduction. 

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