Economics

Integrate climate science in your teaching and use these educational resources to teach topics such as:

Cost Benefit Analysis, Tragedy Of The Commons, Carbon Emissions Abatement, Marginal Abatement Cost, Global Economy and Energy, Economics and Geopolitics of Oil, Carbon Taxes and more.

A feature story on a comprehensive report by the World Bank that describes the threat of climate change to poor people and the ways to offset it through adaptation and mitigation strategies. The students will
A classroom/laboratory activity or teaching module to perform cost-benefit analysis for carbon emissions abatement, considered to be an action that will mitigate climate change. Students will learn about cost-benefit analysis, and will determine the costs
A classroom/laboratory activity to understand tragedy of the commons through case studies and discuss global warming as a tragedy of the commons. Students will examine past environmental problems to understand the concept of the tragedy
A model/simulator to understand the relationships between climate change, economics, and social factors. Students will customize parameters related to policy (such as emissions-related tax or treaty), climate (such as levels of climate sensitivity and harm),
A set of reading resources to learn and understand the economics of climate change. About the Tool Tool Name Book List: Climate Change and Economics Discipline Economics Topic(s) in Discipline Climate Change and Economics Climate
A reading to learn about the economic analysis of climate change, and various economic policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation. Students will read about and discuss topics on the economics of global climate change.
The requirements on financial instruments to support climate action are multiple. This self-paced E-learning Course introduces various topics in Climate Finance for Economics students and practitioners. Tool Name Introduction to Results Based Climate Finance (RBCF)
A reading to learn about the economics of Earth’s environment and climate. Students will read and discuss topics on the economics of the environment. These topics include the different approaches used by economists to analyze
A model/simulator to understand the prediction of peak global oil production, and to learn about oil as an energy source, its peak and reserves, and the economics and geopolitics of oil. Students will customize parameters
A model/simulator to learn about and use the Kaya Identity to predict future carbon emissions. Students will customize parameters such as changes in population, GDP per capita, energy intensity, and carbon intensity of energy sources
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