Benefits of climate stabilization

Written by Robert Pollin

Pushing CO2 emissions down will also generate major environmental and public health benefits beyond those achieved through climate stabilization itself.  For example, a survey of 37 studies from around the world found that the health benefits of reducing CO2 emissions would average about $9 for every ton of emissions reduced.  By some directly quantifiable economic measures, this benefit level is roughly on par with the climate stabilization themselves.  While this books focuses on climate stabilization and job creation, it is important to also keep in mind these further environmental and health benefitsl

Robert Pollin, Greening the Global  Economy, pp.6-7

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