A policy brief by The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Policy and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), University of Leeds on the significance of carbon pricing for reducing carbon emissions in the context of post COVID-19 pandemic economic recovery.
Students will learn about carbon pricing, citizen dividend, and green recovery policies. They will be introduced to green economic policies such as zero-carbon investments, removal of fossil-fuel subsidies, and using carbon pricing revenues for economic recovery. Additionally, they will also understand why carbon pricing is an effective strategy to reduce carbon emissions worldwide while simultaneously providing better government revenue than traditional taxation policies.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
- What is carbon pricing?
- How does carbon pricing help to reduce carbon emissions?
- What is the significance of carbon pricing in the economic recovery plans from the COVID-19 pandemic?
About the tool
|Tool Name||Pricing carbon during the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Environmental Economics, Carbon Pricing, Carbon Emissions, Economic Policies, Citizen Dividend, Economic Recovery|
|Climate Topic||Policies, Politics and Environmental Governance; Energy, Economics and Climate Change|
|Type of tool||Reading|
|Developed by||The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics and Policy and the Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), University of Leeds|
|Hosted at||Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP) Website|