Climate Finance

Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition Design Meeting

This week, the World Bank Group released the latest version of our annual State and Trends of Carbon Pricing report. It reports that today, 39 nations and 23 cities, states or regions are using a carbon price.

This represents the equivalent of about 7 billion tons of carbon dioxide, or 12 percent of annual global greenhouse gas emissions.

5 Ways to Reduce the Drivers of Climate Change

How countries grow and the investments they make to meet the energy, food and water needs of an expanding population can fuel climate change or contribute to solutions. World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has set out five key areas of action to rein in climate change while boosting development, starting with putting a price on carbon.

Finding the future: Building the case and supporting effective carbon pricing

Five months after the UN Climate Leadership Summit, with its unprecedented call to action for putting a price on carbon, low oil prices have provoked governments to look again at whether they have prices right and to consider how to exploit a golden opportunity to reset signals within their economies for lower-carbon growth.

The case for a global carbon pricing framework

With carbon pricing policies emerging around the world and the recent show of public support for carbon pricing from 74 national governments and more than 1,000 businesses, one piece of the puzzle that needs to be solved is how to connect systems to create an international carbon pricing framework.

Government and Corporate Leaders Share Why They Support a Price on Carbon

More than 1,000 companies and over 70 countries are speaking out in support of a price on carbon. Several government leaders and CEOs who aligned with the Put a Price on Carbon Statement shared their reasons for supporting carbon pricing. Following are some of their comments.

73 Countries and Over 1,000 Businesses Speak Out in Support of a Price on Carbon

Leaders from across government and business are sending a clear message to the world this week that climate change is a risk that cannot be ignored, and, importantly, that they are ready to work together to bring down emissions.