The Climate Coin

Climate Futures by Annelisa Kingsbury Lee

Episode notes

Dr. Delton Chen’s Carbon Reward was the direct inspiration for Kim Stanley Robinson’s writing on a climate blockchain. Dr. Chen argues that we need a whole new type of carbon pricing: a currency that rewards carbon mitigation, in addition to taxes that punish carbon emission. He talks to Climate Futures about how this policy can fuel emissions reductions and climate justice, the psychology of carrots and sticks, and of course, the blockchain.

To learn more about Dr. Chen’s work at Global Carbon Reward, volunteer, or contribute your own expertise, visit Music in this episode is

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