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The Yale Carbon Charge Project is testing the effectiveness and feasibility of carbon pricing on Yale’s campus. This applied research has implications for energy policy, climate change mitigation, and environmental economics.  

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Casey Pickett presented on a panel at UN COP23
November 10, 2017
BY KEVIN DENNEHY Earlier this year Yale University became the first university to experiment with a carbon fee, implementing a financially impactful fee on carbon...
September 20, 2017
As reported by Hailey Fuchs & Kiddest Sinke from the YDN: In an effort to reduce Yale’s greenhouse gas emissions, the University has implemented a carbon charge — the...
September 11, 2017
As reported by Jim Shelton from YaleNews: After three years of study, discussion, and experimentation, Yale University has implemented a carbon charge that affects more than...