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.

Reading: Climate-Informed Development to Mitigate Global Poverty
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. You may also
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity, Teaching Module: Cost-Benefit Analysis for Carbon Emissions Abatement
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. You may also be interested in Lesson Plan: Aerosols and Climate
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Classroom/Laboratory Activity: Global Warming as a Tragedy of the Commons
A classroom/laboratory activity to understand tragedy of the commons through case studies and discuss global warming as a tragedy of the commons. You may also be interested in Lesson Plan: Climate Consciousness in the National…
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Model/Simulator: Climate Change, the Economy, and Society
A model/simulator to understand the relationships between climate change, economics, and social factors. You may also be interested in Lesson Plan: Ecosystems and Food Webs Lesson Plan: Teaching “Climate Change and Food… Lesson Plan: Climate
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Reading: Books on Climate Change Economics
A set of reading resources to learn and understand the economics of climate change. You may also be interested in Lesson Plan: Major River Systems: Climate Change and… Lesson Plan: Teaching Cost-Benefit Analysis through… Lesson
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Reading: Economics and Global Climate Change
A reading to learn about the economic analysis of climate change, and various economic policies for climate change adaptation and mitigation. You may also be interested in Lesson Plan: The Impact of Climate Change on
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E-course: Introduction to Results Based Climate Finance
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. You may also be interested in Lesson Plan: The
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Reading: Environmental Economics
A reading to learn about the economics of Earth’s environment and climate. You may also be interested in Lesson Plan: William Blake’s ‘Chimney Sweeper’… Lesson Plan: Aerosols and Climate Lesson Plan: Atomic Number, Mass Number,
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Model/Simulator: The Economics of Oil
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. You may also be
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Model/Simulator: Predicting Future Carbon Emissions
A model/simulator to learn about and use the Kaya Identity to predict future carbon emissions. You may also be interested in Lesson Plan: Plant Diseases and Climate Change Lesson Plan: Ecosystems and Food Webs Lesson
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