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Can carbon pricing help Latin America and the Caribbean engage in a net-zero carbon future?

On Oct 26, 2020
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While the priority is to put an end to the health crisis, a critical question is how governments can best support a sustainable recovery.

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A #ResilientRecovery in Latin America and the Caribbean can help the region achieve a net-zero carbon economy. Putting a #PriceOnCarbon can be part of the solution. https://t.co/2ZTlGiK57e https://t.co/b2JgGVY8cO
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Can carbon pricing help Latin America and the Caribbean engage in a net-zero carbon future?

Can carbon pricing help Latin America and the Caribbean engage in a net-zero carbon future?

While the priority is to put an end to the health crisis, a critical question is how governments can best support a sustainable recovery.

Beyond “Net-Zero”: A Case for Separate Targets for Emissions Reduction and Negative Emissions

Beyond “Net-Zero”: A Case for Separate Targets for Emissions Reduction and Negative Emissions

Targets and accounting for negative emissions should be explicitly set and managed separately from existing and future targets for emissions reduction. Failure to make such a separation has ...

A Carbon Price Can Benefit the Poor While Reducing Emissions

A Carbon Price Can Benefit the Poor While Reducing Emissions

Climate discussions tend to focus on raising ambition—getting countries to reduce more emissions, faster.  But there’s an equally important issue that gets far less attention: ensuring ...

Major new climate report warns US could see hundreds of billions in economic losses

Major new climate report warns US could see hundreds of billions in economic losses

Climate change will cost the US economy billions of dollars by the end of the century, warns a new report compiled from 13 government agencies and departments.

Carbon Prices Are Too Low to Reduce Emissions

Carbon Prices Are Too Low to Reduce Emissions

Though carbon taxes are spreading, they do not reflect actual climate costs

Responding to carbon pricing: the three dimensions

Responding to carbon pricing: the three dimensions

Going into 2020, everyone expected a year of big things regarding climate change. When all is said and done, carbon emissions will be dramatically lower than they were last year, but for ...

A Carbon Tax Wave in the States? 7 Considering New Carbon Pricing

A Carbon Tax Wave in the States? 7 Considering New Carbon Pricing

Democratic election victories raised the odds of climate change policies succeeding, activists and analysts say. A national plan was also just floated in Congress.

With Cap-And-Trade, West Coast States Are Building Out A Green New Deal

With Cap-And-Trade, West Coast States Are Building Out A Green New Deal

The Green New Deal, rolled out in early February by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., brings fresh focus to looming climate risks, with a ...

IMF warns emissions policies 'grossly insufficient' and urges green recovery

IMF warns emissions policies 'grossly insufficient' and urges green recovery

International Monetary Fund warns window for holding temperature increases to safe levels is ‘rapidly closing’

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Riots and trade wars: Why carbon taxes will not solve climate crisis

Riots and trade wars: Why carbon taxes will not solve climate crisis

IN DEPTH | It is widely believed that the energy transition needs high prices on carbon, but implementing this will be far from easy, writes Leigh Collins in th

New reports find that a well-designed carbon tax could leave low-income households better off and drive the transition to a net-zero economy

New reports find that a well-designed carbon tax could leave low-income households better off and drive the transition to a net-zero economy

The UK government should consider a broader-based carbon tax that is distributionally fair and consistent with net-zero greenhouse gas emissions as the current economic framework for ...

DSM CEO: Carbon Pricing unlocks private sector potential to address climate urgency

DSM CEO: Carbon Pricing unlocks private sector potential to address climate urgency

A meaningful price on carbon will help to ensure that the burden of dealing with the effects of climate change, lies with those who can change the system, writes DSM CEO Feike Sijbesma.

Fate of global climate action 'in the balance' as U.N. talks go down to wire

Fate of global climate action 'in the balance' as U.N. talks go down to wire

Delegates struggle to resolve the question of whether big emitters will signal their intent to raise their emissions-cutting targets next year, and haggle over rules for carbon markets

Feature: Governments need to agree to global carbon markets: IETA

Feature: Governments need to agree to global carbon markets: IETA

Governments urgently need to agree policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to avoid adding to a build up of atmospheric emissions that would push the world over dangerous temperature ...

The effect of carbon pricing on technological change for full energy decarbonization: A review of empirical ex‐post evidence

The effect of carbon pricing on technological change for full energy decarbonization: A review of empirical ex‐post evidence

Our review of empirical ex‐post evaluations of the effects of existing carbon pricing schemes reveals some effects on operational shifts, mainly switching coal to gas power, but no effect ...

Investigation: The Problem with Big Oil’s ‘Forest Fever’

Investigation: The Problem with Big Oil’s ‘Forest Fever’

Elon Musk, Greta Thunberg, Rishi Sunak, Donald Trump — trees suddenly have an eclectic mix of fans, all drawn to the apparent simplicity of their carbon-locking power. Now Big Oil has ...

G20 leaders must take the lead

G20 leaders must take the lead

No single issue impacts as many countries as the unprecedented warming of our climate, which threatens human well-being in developed and emerging economies alike.

How The Four Federal Parties’ Climate Plans Stack Up

How The Four Federal Parties’ Climate Plans Stack Up

A climate scientist and an economist grade the major parties’ environmental platforms.

Going carbon neutral by 2060 ‘will make China richer’

Going carbon neutral by 2060 ‘will make China richer’

The huge scale of investments required to do this would raise China’s GDP by as much as 5% later this decade.