This guidance document provides a conceptual analysis and important practical lessons learned from implementing carbon taxes around the world. Recent years have seen renewed and growing interest in carbon taxes that put a price on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. This resurgence in interest has come as over three-quarters of the world have developed Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement and are looking for cost-effective ways to achieve these emission reduction goals. 

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Organization: World Bank, Partnership for Market Readiness, Climate Focus, Gnarly Tree Sustainability Institute, School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Topics: Economic and Development Planning, Finance, Mitigation

Type of material: Guidance Document

Publication date: 2017

Language: English