Climatopolis provides a micro-economist's vision of how our cities will continue to thrive despite the costly challenge of climate change.Joe Romm is not a subtle writer. Even though his review of Climatopolis was not as favorable as those in The Economist, The Financial Times, or Nature [$ubreq], I'm thrilled that he "reviewed" my book. I thank Joe for his constructive suggestions. He highlights several points where the footnotes can be improved. In my next edition, I will address all of his points. But in no way do his points affect the book's core logic. I'm disappointed that Romm didn't bother …
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Matthew E. Kahn
Matthew E. Kahn is a professor at the UCLA Institute of the Environment, the Department of Economics, and the Department of Public Policy.