A short video by Hoesung Lee, Korea University and vice-chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on carbon pricing and climate change. The video discusses the importance of putting a price on carbon emissions and related activities since climate change is an example of a global externality. Lee further explains the linkages of the environment with economic growth and developmen.
Students will learn the concept of global warming as a negative externality. They will also understand the importance of putting a price on carbon emissions to reduce global warming and the need for global cooperation.
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|Hoesung Lee on carbon pricing
|Topic(s) in Discipline
|Economic Externalities, Carbon Pricing, Carbon Tax, Negative Externality, Environmental Protection
|Type of tool
|Video (2 mins)
|High School, Undergraduate