Tie economists’ pay to carbon reductions

I suspect one or two of you may not have found time to read my tl:dr post about Wednesday night’s public lecture “Mitigating Climate Change: How and Why the economists changed their mind

Towards the end, I wrote;

I have a modest proposal aimed at concentrating the minds of these academics and economists. We tie their pay to the reduction of the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide. That may ‘incentivise’ them to break out of the neat little intellectual bar graph prisons that they’ve made for themselves, eh?

That might shake the phlogiston and anti-phlogiston brigades out of their brackish praktisch slumber…


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