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Resources: Where do we go from here? (Cap & Trade? / Carbon Tax?)
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Cap and Trade:

"Cap and Trade Essentials" - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - (link / cached copy)

"Carbon Pricing 101" - Union of Concerned Scientists (link / cached copy)

"The Political History of Cap and Trade" - Smithsonian Magazine (link / cached copy)

"How Cap and Trade Works" - Environmental Defense Fund (link / cached copy)

"Cap and trade is the most cost-effective way to reduce emissions" - FERN.org (link / cached copy)

"How Cap and Trade is Working in California" - Wall Street Journal (link / cached copy)

"Cap and Trade is Not Enough" - C. Samaras, J. Apt, I.L. Azevedo, L.B. Lave, M.G. Morgan & E.S. Rubin, Carnegie Mellon University (link / cached copy)

"Assessing the Effectiveness of the EU Emissions Trading System" - Center for Climate Change Economics and Policy (link / cached copy)

Carbon Footprint of Electric Power Technologies:

"Efficiency in Electricity Generation" - EURELECTRIC Working Group (link / cached copy)

"Controlling Power Plant CO2 Emissions: A Long Range View" - J. Marion, N. Nasakala, T. Griffin, A. Bill - ALSTOM Power Tech. Inc. / U.S. DOE Conf. Proc. (link / cached copy)

"Emission Cuts Realities for Electricity Generation: Costs & CO2 Emissions" - BraveNewClimate.com (link / cached copy)

"Gas Fired Power" - International Energy Agency (link / cached copy)

"Natural Gas Combined-Cycle Plant" - U.S. Department of Energy (link / cached copy)

Source of Electrical Power in U.S. States:

"Coal, Gas, Nuclear, Hydro? How Your State Generates Power" - National Public Radio (link / cached copy)

James Hansen - NASA Controversy:

"Climate Expert Says NASA Tried to Silence Him" - New York times (link / cached copy)

NASA Scientist Quits to Fight Global Warming" - Scientific American (link / cached copy)

NASA Reaches for Muzzle as Renowned Climate Scientist Speaks Out" - Union of Concerned Scientists (link / cached copy)

James Hansen - 100% Dividend Carbon Tax Proposal:

"Cap and Fade" - J. Hansen - New York Times - Op Ed (link / cached copy)

"Carbon Tax and 100% Dividend" - James Hansen, Columbia University (link / cached copy)

Social Cost of Carbon:

"How Large are Global Subsidies" - International Monetary Fund 2015 (link / cached copy)

A Global Vulnerability Assessment: Vulnerability of Coastal Areas to Sea Level Rise, F.M.J. Hoozemans, M.J.F. Stive, and L. Bijisma, 1993 (link / cached copy)

Integrated Assessment of Climate Change: An Overview and Comparison of Approaches and Results, J. Weyant et al., pp. 367-396, 1996, Cambridge University Press (link / cached copy)

"Perspectives on Climate Change and Sustainability" - G.W. Yohe et al., Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (link / cached copy)

Estimates of the Damage costs of Climate Change - Part II: Dynamic Estimates, R.S.J. Tol, Environmental and Resource Economics 21, 135-160, 2002 (link)

The Marginal Damage Costs of Carbon Dioxide Emissions: An Assessment of the Uncertainties, R.S.J. Tol, Energy Policy 33, 2064-74, 2005 (link)

Neo-Atlantis: The Netherlands under a 5-m Sea Level Rise, X, Olsthoorn, P. van der Werff, L.M. Bouwer and D. Huitema, Climatic Change 91, 103-122, 2008 (link / cached copy)

The Economic Effects of Climate Change, R.S.J. Tol, Journal of Economic Perspectives 23(2), 29-51, 2009 (link / cached copy)

Assessment Paper: Climate Change, R.S.J. Tol, Copenhagen Consensus on Human Challenges - 2011 (link / cached copy)

Millions projected at Risk from Sea Level Rise in the Continental United States, M.E. Hauer, J.M. Evans and D.R. Mishra, Nature Climate Change 6, 691-695, 2015 (link)

Breaking News:

September 2019:

Missing Economic Risks in Assessments of Climate Change Impacts, Grantham Research Institute, Columbia University (link / cached copy)

Climate Change Will Cost Us Even More Than We Think, New York Times (link / cached copy)

October 2019

New elevation data triple estimates of global vulnerability to sea-level rise and coastal flooding, Nature Communications (link / cached copy)

Flooded Future - Global vulnerability to sea level rise worse than previously understood, Climate Central Org (link / cached copy)

Sea level rise to affect 'three times more people', BBC News (link / cached copy)

Rising sea levels pose threat to homes of 300m people, The Guardian (link / cached copy)