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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

  • 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. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 Foundation

  • Carbon pricing, investment, and the low carbon economy

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

  • 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 ...


    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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Provinces urged to make carbon pricing work fairly

    In a report released today, Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission calls on Canada’s provinces to make wise choices in how they recycle the revenue from carbon pricing. Provinces are faced with many options and trade-offs; the report shows that, done right, revenue recycling can make the economy and environment work better for all Canadians. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon price, social push needed to curb emissions

    China’s climate-changing emissions from producing the energy it needs will be as large as the rest of the world’s emissions put together over the next 25 years, the incoming director of the International Energy Agency predicted on Thursday. But new commitments to cut emissions by China, the United States, Europe and other countries, as part of a new global deal due in December to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Do you really understand Carbon Pricing?

    In 2010 the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) released its Vision 2050 report, which laid out a pathway leading to a global population of some 9 billion people living well, within the resource limits of the planet by 2050. In its scenario for a sustainable future, Vision 2050, the WBCSD identified a "carbon price and increased use of other forms of true-value pricing" as ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Set the Right Price on Carbon and Investors Will Come

    This was not the time to discuss the science of climate change, or ways to protect coastal cities against monster storms. The development experts, journalists, policy wonks and investment professionals who gathered at the Center for Global Development in Washington this week were there to sort out a much thornier issue: How to mobilize and spend the  ...


    By The World Bank

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