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Social cost of carbon emissions makes renewable energy cheaper

September 18th, 2013 by Springer

It’s less costly to get electricity from wind turbines and solar panels than coal-fired power plants when climate change costs and other health impacts are factored in, according to a paper ‘The social cost of carbon: implications for modernizing our electricity system‘ published in Springer’s Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. Using the official U.S. […]