Global Carbon Pricing Generates Record $84 Billion In Revenue

Global carbon pricing revenue in 2021 increased by almost 60 percent from 2020 levels, to around $84 billion, providing an important source of funds to help support a sustainable economic recovery, finance broader fiscal reforms, or invest in communities as part of the low-carbon transition future, according to the World Bank’s annual “State and Trends […]

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Vicious Crises

Treating the pandemic, climate change, lost public trust, and geopolitical tensions as standalone issues will get us nowhere. Each problem operates in a feedback loop with the others, demanding more holistic thinking and novel strategies to make up for the shortcomings of conventional global governance. Read More Here

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The New Geopolitics of Energy

It is true that clean energy will transform geopolitics—just not necessarily in the ways many of its champions expect. The transition will reconfigure many elements of international politics that have shaped the global system… Read More Here

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COP26: Breakthrough Or Bust?

As Glasgow prepares to host the COP26 U.N. climate conference this weekend, anticipation is building for countries to agree to even deeper cuts to carbon emissions to head off the catastrophic effects of a warming planet. Read More Here

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The Myth Of Green Capitalism

It is perfectly understandable that major corporations and private financial institutions would rally behind new disclosure standards and other market-based measures to address climate change. It is an approach that allows the owners of capital yet another way to avoid a real reckoning.

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