World Bank / IMF Meetings Highlight Carbon Pricing as Climate Solution

The Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) High-Level Assembly (HLA) was held alongside of the Spring Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington, DC, earlier this month. The CPLC is one of those unique, voluntary, multilevel, multilateral strategic partnerships of governments, intergovernmental agencies, businesses and civil … Continue reading World Bank / IMF Meetings Highlight Carbon Pricing as Climate Solution Continue reading World Bank / IMF Meetings Highlight Carbon Pricing as Climate Solution

Workshop on Uses of Revenues from Carbon Pricing Policies

Carbon pricing is increasingly seen by governments not only as a cost-effective policy to incentivize emission reductions, but also as a source of revenue. In 2017, governments raised US$33 billion in carbon pricing revenues. This amount is expected to be higher as carbon prices increase and jurisdictions with carbon pricing grow. As the revenues grow, there is also an increasing demand for transparency on how … Continue reading Workshop on Uses of Revenues from Carbon Pricing Policies

The PARIS Principles

For effective, efficient, equitable carbon pricing: Price pollution with a defined, steadily rising price on climate-disrupting emissions, preferably at the source. Add momentum. Enhance incomes; build economic value at the human scale. Reduce emissions effectively and accountably, by keeping the administrative structure simple and transparent. Internalize inefficiencies — cost and harm linked to polluting business models — incrementally, with escalating certainty and with no leakage. … Continue reading The PARIS Principles

Bipartisan carbon fee and dividend bill now before U.S. Congress

The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act puts a price on carbon-emitting fuels, at the source, and delivers all revenues to households as monthly dividends. With a steadily rising fee and steadily rising dividends, the plan sends a clear, predictable price signal to producers and is projected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 90 percent by 2050. On November 27, 2018, the Energy Innovation and Carbon … Continue reading Bipartisan carbon fee and dividend bill now before U.S. Congress

Catalyzing Climate-Smart Finance with Carbon Dividends

CONTEXT The IPCC Special Report shows that no nation can afford for global warming to exceed 1.5ºC. Resilience is survival; compounding nonlinear multilevel impacts are putting overall resilience at risk. We need motivational policies that internalize the cost of climate pollution and build climate intelligence into everyday prosperity. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Respond to French fuel tax backlash by giving revenue back to people, CCL says … Continue reading Catalyzing Climate-Smart Finance with Carbon Dividends

GCAS: Smart carbon pricing for local economies

GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION SUMMIT – AFFILIATE EVENT Talanoa Dialogue Town Hall Title: Smart carbon pricing for economic health and resilience Description: Non-Party Stakeholder Empowerment Workshop Date/Time: Thursday, September 13, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration page: engage4climate.eventbrite.com To solve the climate crisis, we also need to solve the problem of unsustainable undiversified local economies. This event will examine ways in which smart carbon pricing policy … Continue reading GCAS: Smart carbon pricing for local economies

CPLC Roundtable at COP23

COP23 Roundtable explores how carbon pricing can build value across societies The Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC) held a high-level roundtable event in Bonn, on Finance Day at the COP23. The meeting was an important opportunity for the Coalition membership to share views, provide updates on new and emerging efforts, and discuss ways to intensify the market signal sent by existing policies. Côte d’Ivoire sent … Continue reading CPLC Roundtable at COP23