‘More than half of Britons approve of strong and consistent carbon pricing’

Around 57% of the public would also support a policy to increase taxes on polluting businesses, according to a new report

Coronavirus causes Europe’s carbon market to crash

IHS Markit notes the market is currently trading around 40% down since early March

Pricing carbon ‘crucial to getting emissions down’

That’s according to Michael Azlen, Founder and CEO of Carbon Cap, who told ELN the climate crisis is now at a point where ‘every policy lever needs to be pulled’

Carbon pricing after Brexit – what might it mean for UK energy users?

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is planning for the future of carbon pricing in a no-deal Brexit.

Government ‘must not rely on carbon pricing alone to reach net zero’

The Committee on Climate Change says must used as part of a wider suite of policy instruments.

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Views sought on future of UK carbon pricing post-Brexit

A joint consultation has been launched by the UK Government and the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

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Greg Clark: Electricity trilemma is coming to an end

The business and energy secretary believes cheap power ‘is now green power’

G20 ‘spends more on driving climate change than benefits from reducing it’

Only Canada and France generate more income from carbon pricing schemes than they spend on fossil fuel subsidies

Scaling up climate action ‘could provide $26tn to global economy’

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate says it could also prevent 700,000 premature deaths from air pollution

New initiative to step up use of carbon pricing

Leaders across the US and Canada have pledged to step up the use of carbon pricing as a key tool to reduce emissions. The new Carbon Pricing in the Americas co-operative framework will apply a cost of carbon to guide public investment decisions and encourage private companies to do the same through internal carbon pricing. […]