Carbon Pricing

A growing number of jurisdictions are adopting market-based climate policies. By putting a price on carbon, these policies give businesses the incentive to innovate so they can cut emissions at the lowest possible cost.

Cap and Trade Basics
California Cap and Trade
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)
Market-Based Strategies
Market Mechanisms: Options for Climate Policy

Climate change poses a significant risk for a broad range of human and natural systems. Policies to reduce emissions are critical if we are to avoid the most costly damages associated with a rapidly changing climate. Compared to traditional command-and-control …

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State of World Carbon Pricing

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Putting a Price on It: Global Leadership on Carbon Pricing
Status Update on RGGI and Lessons Learned on Cap and Trade
Pricing Externalities in Wholesale Power Markets
Carbon Tax Basics