carbon pricing News

  • The key to carbon pricing

    With a proper carbon- pricing policy, Canada can fight climate change, put its fiscal house in order, and solve its productivity ...

  • Falling in love with carbon pricing

    Pricing CO2 could help to end the deadlock of international climate policy. Finance ministers around the world would have reason enough to favor carbon taxes or emissions trading even if they do not take into account the risks resulting from unabated greenhouse-gas emissions, a new study shows. While the outcome of the world climate summit in Paris is uncertain, national governments and their ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Putting a price on carbon emissions

    A new analysis by Carnegie Mellon University researchers provides the clearest picture yet of the possible short-term effects of placing a price for carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. The research suggests that even a modest price would almost immediately result in up to 10 percent reductions in emission levels by prompting changes in both power company investments and consumer behavior. ...


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  • Carbon Pricing – The Momentum is Growing

    World Resources Institute (WRI) released Putting a Price on Carbon: A Handbook for U.S. Policymakers, a new paper that concludes that carbon pricing should serve as a core element to reduce carbon emissions and would produce a range of economic benefits to the U.S. economy. ...


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  • Mapping carbon pricing initiatives

    The World Bank has released a report, titled 'Mapping Carbon Pricing Initiatives: Developments and Prospects,' which provides an overview of current and prospective carbon pricing initiatives at the international, regional, national and sub-national levels. The report recommends flexibility in carbon pricing, alignment with national priorities, a staged approach for the introduction of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The key to carbon pricing:

    Canada is emerging from a global economic crisis of rare severity; by most measures in better shape than many of our trading partners and competitors. Our national economy has started to grow again, and some of our provincial economies are returning to the kind of growth rates that were the norm before the crisis hit. The fundamentals of our economy, from the banking sector to our ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Unified carbon price is a must for Canada

    The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) has advised the Canadian federal government to move quickly to implement a unified national carbon pricing policy across Canada in order to meet the Government of Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets for 2020 and 2050. The Report, Achieving 2050: A Carbon Pricing Policy for Canada sets out a comprehensive ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Australia puts a price on carbon pollution

    Australia will move forward with a national emissions trading scheme. Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced the Australian Government's carbon price on the weekend - $23 for each tonne of pollution beginning on 1 July 2012. The price will rise by 2.5 per cent a year in real terms during a three-year fixed price period until 1 July 2015. The carbon price mechanism will then transition to an ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Research links carbon pricing and productivity

    A policy brief released today links carbon pricing to possible gains in productivity through increases in innovation. The review profiles a growing body of academic research and good evidence to show that careful carbon pricing policy may be a tool to help Canada prosper in the long term. The research review, and related analysis of implications for policy makers, was commissioned by Sustainable ...

  • Shadow pricing carbon in the energy sector

    Many large companies in the Canadian energy sector are incorporating a self-imposed internal carbon price into key business decision-making processes according to a new report released today by Sustainable Prosperity. This "shadow" carbon price is used widely by oil and gas, electricity ...


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  • Supplier of activated carbon with low price

    Xiamen AllCarbon Corporation (ACC) is a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of high quality activated carbon and other filter media. With over 30 years of experience, ACC has grown to produce well over 80 different types of activated carbon products, enabling them to offer the most choices, precise fit and best performance for many applications. Now, we have many different types of carbon ...

  • EU Carbon price crash warning

    A predicted oversupply of 1.9 billion tonnes of carbon permits in the EU's emissions trading scheme (ETS) between now and 2020 is risking a carbon price slump, according to a report by the environmental NGO Sandbag. New research in the study 'Buckle up! Tighten the cap and avoid the carbon crash' says that the intended abatement ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Research links carbon pricing and productivity

    A policy brief released today links carbon pricing to possible gains in productivity through increases in innovation. The review profiles a growing body of academic research and good evidence (from the EU in particular) to show that careful carbon pricing policy may be a tool to help Canada, in particular, prosper in the long term. The research review, and related analysis of implications for ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Carbon pricing, investment, and the low carbon economy

    Sustainable Prosperity has released a new Policy Brief on Carbon Pricing, Investment, and the Low Carbon ...

  • Australia to link carbon pricing to world carbon markets

    From July 2015, Australia's carbon pricing mechanism will be linked to carbon markets around the world according to a press statement from the Australian Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism. This will allow reductions in carbon pollution to be pursued globally at the lowest cost. Carbon pollution is not confined to national borders - it affects the whole planet. International linking ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon pricing, investment, and the low carbon economy

    Sustainable Prosperity (SP) has released a new Policy Brief on Carbon Pricing, Investment, and the Low Carbon Economy. This brief is the first in a series of foundational documents that SP will be releasing over the next few months, examining the links between carbon pricing and key economic policy issues. The role of the SP Policy Brief is to establish a basic frame of reference for considering ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Measuring the price and the carbon cost of your purchase

    Sears Canada has created its own Cost and Carbon Savings Calculator to demonstrate to its customers the financial and environmental benefit of ENERGY STAR(R) products and ...

  • Recycling Revenue from Carbon Pricing in Nova Scotia

    In Nova Scotia, the prevailing attitude toward carbon pricing lies somewhere between skeptical and outright hostile. So there is a steep hill to climb before we even get to recycling carbon revenue. A plan to allocate such revenue will in fact have to be a big part of selling Nova Scotians on carbon pricing in the first place. So recycling must be at least as much about politics as ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The Way Forward – Carbon Pricing at the Provincial Level

    All provinces should adopt or strengthen carbon-pricing policies to position Canada for success in a global economy that increasingly values low-carbon activities, according to a new report released today. The Way Forward: A Practical Approach to Reducing Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission says delay in implementing climate policy will mean higher ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Leading global businesses back carbon pricing

    Over 100 international companies, including Shell, Unilever, Cathay Pacific, EDF Energy, Braskem, Statoil, Swiss Re, Ricoh and Skanska, have endorsed the Carbon Price Communiqué, which was presented to the European Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie Hedegaard, and Ambassadors to the EU last week in Brussels. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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