Lesson 1, Topic 1
In Progress

What is a Carbon Price ?

Abdulaziz July 19, 2020
  • Goal is to create a change in an economy
    • market can differentiates b/w goods & services based on carbon footprints
  • A carbon price can be established explicitly
    • through carbon taxes, emissions trading, or carbon purchase regimes
  • or implicitly
    • through regulations, emissions standards, Best Available Control
      Technology (BACT) requirements
  • Choice of specific policy tools depends on:
    • a country’s national circumstances
    • the characteristics of affected economic sectors

Carbon Price Implications

Carbon price development since 2008. Will high European carbon prices last?
Annual EUA price forecast 2019-30. Will high European carbon prices last?
Will high European carbon prices last ? *
Chart: How the World Puts a Price on Carbon | Statista