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Josef Joffe

Josef Joffe

Writing for PS since 2020
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Josef Joffe, a fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, serves on the editorial council of the German weekly Die Zeit and teaches international politics at Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.

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  1. eichengreen154_Mark HarringtonNewsday RM via Getty Images_offshorewindfarm Mark Harrington/Newsday RM via Getty Images

    The Logic of Effective Climate Action

    Barry Eichengreen

    The starting point for addressing climate change, economists agree, is a tax on carbon. But while the resulting reduction in emissions would benefit virtually everyone on the planet, those who bear a disproportionate share of the costs will mobilize in opposition – that is, unless they are given a reason not to.

    argues that the best way to overcome organized resistance to a carbon tax is to buy it off.
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