Putting a price on carbon: evaluating a carbon price and complementary policies for a 1.5° world
World Resources Institute
released 19 September 2019
In this issue brief, they seek to understand the role that a carbon price can play in reaching the type of economic transformation necessary to achieve Paris Agreement goals in order to maintain global warming well below 2°C and to pursue efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C. It examines three lines of evidence to comprehend the opportunities and limits of carbon pricing to achieve a low-carbon future.