Peter Howard is the economics director at Policy Integrity, and a former economic fellow. Much of his work focuses on the social cost of carbon and integrated assessment models. He is the lead researcher for the Cost of Carbon Pollution Project, a collaboration with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC). He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Davis, where his research focused on climate change, environmental policy, and agricultural policy. Howard also holds a Bachelor of Arts from Bard College.
He can be reached at HowardP@mercury.law.nyu.edu or (212) 998-6093.
Expert Consensus on the Economics of Climate Change — December 2015
Flammable Planet: Wildfires and the Social Cost of Carbon — September 2014
Illuminating the Hidden Costs of Coal — December 2015
Expert Declaration on Using the Social Cost of Carbon in Environmental Assessments — May 2018
Sociopolitical Feedbacks and Climate Change — March 2019
Best Cost Estimate of Greenhouse Gases — August 2017
The Social Cost of Carbon: A Global Imperative – March 2017
What Counts As Climate Consensus? – National Review, June 2017
Climate change and consensus – The Hill, January 2016
Working Group Estimated, GAO Approved – Cost of Carbon Pollution, September 2014
Is the rift between Nordhaus and Stern evaporating with rising temperatures? – Carbon Tax Center, August 2014