As a teacher of Economics, this podcast can teach your students about Environmental Resources and Energy Economics, and use of carbon tax policy as a possible economic solution to climate change.
This audio will help students understand the relationship between economics and climate change. Additionally they will learn about carbon pricing theory and its effectiveness. They will be exposed to initiatives such as the Portfolio Decarbonization Coalition and will learn about the dynamics between technology, economics and politics.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
What is Environmental Economics?
- How has economics played a role in creating the current climate change crisis?
- What is carbon pricing and how does it work?
- What is ‘dirty’ infrastructure and how does it impact climate change?
|Tool Name||Can Economics save Climate Change?|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Environmental Economics, Economics of Climate Change, Carbon Pricing, Economics of Fossil Fuels|
|Climate Topic||Energy, Economics, and Climate Change; Climate Mitigation and Adaptation|
|Type of Tool||Audio (51 mins)|
|Developed by||The Elephant (Cameron Hepburn, Oxford University)|
|Hosted at||Player FM|