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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 19, 2017
During the Kerry Initiative’s Yale Climate Conference on September 18-19, 2017, Former Secretary Kerry noted the Yale carbon charge.  See minute 10:57 of this video for...