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A coalition of global leaders is driving for effective carbon policies worldwide.

A dangerously warming planet is not just an environmental disaster. Fundamentally, it is an economic and social challenge. Putting a value or price on carbon emissions tackles climate change at its source. This creates an incentive for firms and individuals to change their investment, production, and consumption patterns. Through a

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Minister McKenna advances Canada’s climate leadership at Paris One Planet Summit

PARIS, Dec. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Minister McKenna demonstrated Canada'sleadership in tackling climate change and promoting clean growth at the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron today in Paris. The Summit celebrated the two-year anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement with new commitments from governments and businesses to fight climate change. Canada played

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Nearly 400 global investors (managing more than $22 Trillion in assets) urge G20 to stand by Paris Agreement and drive its swift implementation

UPDATE: The following press release has been updated since it was published on May 8, to reflect the new total number of signatories who have signed onto the global investor letter. As of July 3, nearly 400 investors with more than $22 trillion in assets under management have signed the letter. Long-term institutional investors (390 representing more than

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Carbon Prices too low to adequately reduce emissions

Current carbon prices are falling short of the levels needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change, but even moderate price increases could have a significant impact, according to new OECD research. Effective Carbon Rates: Pricing CO2 through taxes and emissions trading systems presents new data on effective carbon rates on

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Investors controlling $13tn call on G20 leaders to ratify Paris climate agreement

Investors say countries that move first will attract investments and call for regulators to force disclosure of climate-related risks A group of 130 institutions that control US$13tn of investments have called on G20 nations to ratify the Paris agreement this year and accelerate investment in clean energy and forced disclosure of

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Heads of states and top organizations challenge world to quadruple carbon markets by 2030

28th April 2016 LONDON: Leading heads of states along with prominent global organizations, have called today to expand carbon pricing to cover double the current level of global emissions by 2020 – and quadruple it by 2030. The Carbon Pricing Panel, convened by the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund, has

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CARBON PRICING LEADERSHIP COALITION CALLS FOR GLOBAL TARGETS, ANNOUNCES NEW CO-CHAIRS

Washington, April 15, 2016 – The Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), an initiative bringing together leaders from government, business and civil society, today called for global goals on putting a price on carbon emissions, while welcoming new high-level co-chairs at the CPLC’s first official meeting since being launched at Paris

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What to expect from the World Bank spring meetings

The World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund spring meetings kick off on Tuesday, once again filling the bank’s Washington, D.C., headquarters with development professionals, policymakers, economists, advocates and a slew of other influential leaders seeking to shape the future of global development. This year’s agenda promises high profile discussions on a range

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