Governments need to raise carbon prices much faster if they are to meet their commitments on cutting emissions and slowing the pace of climate change under the Paris Agreement, according to a new OECD report.
Effective Carbon Rates 2018: Pricing Carbon Emissions through Taxes and Emissions Trading presents new data on taxes carbon pricingOECD Read More
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 carbon pricingCOP21CPLCJoseph StiglitzLord Nicholas SternPMRworld bank Read More
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 Canada G7carbon pricingG7 2018G7 SummitMinister McKennamontreal protocol Read More
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 carbon pricingClean InvestmentG20paris agreement Read More
Berlin, May 29, 2017 – Meeting the world’s agreed climate goals in the most cost-effective way while fostering growth requires countries to set a strong carbon price, with the goal of reaching $40-$80 per tonne of CO2 by 2020 and $50-100 per tonne by 2030. That’s the key conclusion of carbon pricingclimate changeCOP23environmentFossil Fuelsparis agreementUNFCCC Read More
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 Angel Gurriacarbon pricingclimate changeCOP21ECREnergyOECDparis agreement Read More
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 carbon pricingclimate changeG20green financeinvestmentLow Carbonparis agreementrenewable energyRenewables Read More
Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 September 2016
Jeju Island, Republic of Korea
Bonn, 24 June 2016 – The Paris Climate Change Agreement has put fresh wind in the sails of climate policy, which governments and the private sector will seek to harness to drive development at the Asia Pacific Carbon Forum, 5-7 APCFcarbon pricingChristiana FigueresEmissions MarketsGGGIIETAIGESJeju Islandparis agreement Read More
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 carbon pricingclimate changeJim Yong Kimparis agreementWorld Bank Group Read More
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 carbon pricingclimate changeclimate summitCOP21CPLCFossil FuelsLow CarbonSégolène Royal Read More