This analytical document provides an up-to-date overview of existing and emerging carbon pricing instruments around the world, including national and subnational initiatives. Furthermore, it gives an overview of current corporate carbon pricing initiatives. Another key focus of the report is on the importance of aligning carbon pricing with the broader policy landscape. The document also provides new modelling analysis to demonstrate the crucial benefits that an international carbon market established under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement could provide in reducing the costs to countries of achieving their emission reduction targets. 

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Organization: WB, Ecofys, Vivid Economics

Theme: Other

Topics: Finance, Mitigation, Carbon Financing and CDM

Type of material: Analytical-Technical Document

Publication date: 2016

Language: English