Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Carbon Pricing Panel is launched by global leaders ahead of Paris climate talks

The Carbon Pricing Panel aims to provide political momentum to complement the voices of government and industry leaders in the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, an action-based platform set up at the UN Climate Summit in September 2014. It is based on the support for carbon pricing from 74 countries and 1,000 companies.
Carbon pricing shifts the social costs of climate change to the source of the pollution, encouraging polluters to reduce emissions and invest in clean energy and low-carbon growth. Carbon pricing is a necessary part of a larger package of policies that can reduce greenhouse gas emissions - performance standards, renewable portfolio standards, fiscal instruments, trade (tariff) policies, etc. Read more at http://www.carbonpricingleadership.org/