Carbon Pricing

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Global Climate Advocacy Groups Applaud G7 Climate Club SUDBURY, ON — The Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7), have just concluded their summit in Elmau, Germany. The G7 countries are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union. The summit was conducted at a critical juncture for…

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Over 500 Climate Advocates From 49 Countries Urge G7 Leaders to Steer Us to Safety Letter calls on G7 leaders to rapidly redirect financial flows, adopt a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty & finance climate resilient development Every day, we are feeling and witnessing the effects of climate change—drought, wildfire, floods, extreme heat, hurricanes, sea-level rise,…

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Citizens’ Climate International is asking us all to sign a letter petition to the G7 to ask that the call for just and effective global carbon pricing be heeded. Please add your voice to this call, it may be the most important petition you ever get the chance to sign! Group of 7 Summit meetings…

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The commitments of COP26 seem to have been forgotten in the rush to approve new oil and gas fields, ostensibly justified by the need for energy security. On June 1st the Fossil Fuel Non Proliferation Treaty organisation (FFNPT) published the report Fuelling Failure, How oil, gas and coal are driving climate change and sabotaging the…

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Last year the IMF called for a globally applied carbon price floor corresponding to a country’s wealth, with a suggested tariff in 2021 of $75 for the wealthiest countries and $25 for less developed countries. Today in the Times (paywall) Mehreen Khan, the economics editor, makes the case for an effective international carbon pricing system rather…

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Rob Paton updates us on the fantastic progress made by Citizens:mk and its future ambitions to go global, or at least England and Wales! Last September at the Citizens:mk climate assembly, the Bishop of Oxford agreed to a request for a meeting to discuss Climate Income, and whether he might use his position on the…

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UBI Center is a think tank whose mission is “To make universal basic income the world’s most thoroughly researched economic policy“. They have just published (23rd April) a blog discussing their analysis of carbon pricing with dividends in the UK and the results won’t surprise anyone in CCL. They start by pointing out that the…