Carbon Pricing Resources

General

Carbon Pricing: The Paris Agreement’s Key Ingredient

A joint paper by the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the International Emissions Trading Association discussing the role carbon pricing will play in worldwide efforts to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Emerging Practices in Internal Carbon Pricing: A Practical Guide

A paper from the World Business Council for Sustainable Development which describes types of carbon pricing and common approaches for implementation.

Carbon Pricing Watch 2017

An advance brief from the “State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2017” Report, to be released late 2017. This brief explores the issue of what to do with revenues generated from carbon pricing, and offers several solutions for a variety of circumstances.

What is the impact of Carbon Pricing on Competitiveness?

This brief from the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition repudiates the idea that a price on carbon will diminish economic competition and offers ways to address diminishing competitiveness if it were to emerge as an issue.

Around the World

2015 China Carbon Pricing Survey

This report summarizes the results of the 2015 China Carbon Pricing Survey. The survey elicited expectations about the future of China’s carbon price from stakeholders in carbon markets in China.

What Are the Options for Using Carbon Pricing Revenues?

This brief from the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition outlines recent developments with carbon pricing around the world as well as upcoming initiatives.

Businesses

Embedding A Carbon Price into Business Strategy

By demonstrating the link between reduced carbon emissions, increased risk management, and carbon pricing policies, this report from the Carbon Disclosure Project supports and provides guidance for the implementation of such policies.

Preparing for Carbon Pricing: Case Studies from Company Experience

Representatives from Royal Dutch Shell, Rio Tinto, and Pacific Gas & Electric share insights collected from their experiences with carbon pricing. Includes recommendations on how corporations can reduce carbon emissions while remaining profitable.