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A carbon reduction incentive could neutralise the current opposition to carbon taxes while reducing carbon-intensive activities in a much more targeted and fair way

A carbon reduction incentive could neutralise the current opposition to carbon taxes while reducing carbon-intensive activities in a much more targeted and fair way

The accomplishments of carbon taxes over the last decade have been underwhelming. What if, instead of making fuel and other commodities and services more expensive, we used a financial incentive to make technologies that help reduce emissions – such as solar, wind and geothermal energy – more affordable? Sumedha Basu, PhD Candidate in Sustainability at … Continue reading

Latest update on carbon pricing and markets

Latest update on carbon pricing and markets

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the latest update on carbon pricing and markets compiled by Beate Antonich.   Carbon Pricing and Markets Update: Preparing Mechanisms for Rising Demand Over the last month, we saw governments work on emission pricing schemes and climate laws at the international, national … Continue reading

Latest carbon pricing and markets update

Latest carbon pricing and markets update

The SDG Knowledge Hub of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) provides the recent update on carbon pricing and markets compiled by Leila Mead.   Carbon Pricing and Markets Update: Initiatives Promote Carbon Pricing Approaches in Southern and Eastern Africa Carbon pricing measures, which play a critical role in climate action, can both stimulate … Continue reading

Do you understand carbon pricing?

Do you understand carbon pricing?

We use many tools to address climate change and one of the most widely discussed is carbon pricing. Canada is still in the midst of fleshing out its climate change strategies (there is more than one since it is a federal system). Mia Rabson writes an article for The Canadian Press about what Canadians know … Continue reading