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Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

Zulfiqar A. Bhutta

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Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, Chair in Global Child Health at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Co-Director of the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, is Founding Director of Aga Khan University’s Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health and Institute for Global Health and Development.

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    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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