carbon pricing

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.

G7 recognizes need for deep emissions cuts. Now for action

This weekend, the leaders of the G7 committed to a series of actions that mark their first serious recognition of the economic transformation that is ahead of us. Collectively, they recognized the need to decarbonize the global economy, enshrining in economic cooperation what the scientists in the IPCC told us last year in their Fifth Assessment Report.

Carbon Pricing Is Expanding: Initiatives Now Valued at Nearly $50 Billion

About 40 countries and more than 20 cities, states and provinces now use or plan to use carbon pricing to bring down greenhouse gas emissions. The new Carbon Pricing Watch tracks their progress.