A reading by the World Bank Group that introduces what is carbon pricing and discusses the link between carbon pricing and climate change policies. The reading includes sections on
- Main types of carbon pricing
- International carbon pricing
- Regional, national and subnational carbon pricing
- Internal carbon pricing
- How to do carbon pricing right
Students will learn about carbon pricing and economic policy, decarbonisation, clean technology and market innovation. They will also learn about how carbon pricing can influence economic development and growth and inform climate change policies. Students will further learn about the types of carbon pricing that governments and businesses refer to in order to make well informed economic decisions.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
- What is carbon pricing?
- How is carbon pricing used as an instrument for climate change policies?
About the tool
|Tool Name||What is Carbon Pricing?|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Environmental Economics, Carbon Pricing, Carbon Tax, Economic Growth, Climate Change Policies, Decarbonisation|
|Climate Topic||Energy, Economics and Climate Change; Policies, Politics, and Environmental Governance|
|Type of tool||Reading|
|Developed by||The World Bank|
|Hosted at||The World Bank|