In this activity, students are introduced to the concept of Cost Benefit Analysis and learn how the costs and benefits of carbon abatement are calculated. They also learn to calculate the price of carbon emissions for an efficient global carbon abatement level.

About the Tool

Tool Name Abating Carbon Emissions
Discipline Economics
Topic(s) in Discipline Cost Benefit Analysis; Carbon Abatement
Climate Topic Energy, Economics, and Climate Change
Type of Tool Lesson Plan
Grade Level Undergraduate
Location  Global
Language English
Developed by Gautam Sethi (Bard College), Curt Gervich (SUNY Plattsburgh), and Robyn Smyth (Bard College)
Hosted at InTeGrate at Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College
Access Online/Offline
Computer Skills Intermediate