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After Paris: Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change

After Paris: Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change »

Source: After Paris : Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change

Volume/Issue: 2016/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mai Farid , Michael Keen , Michael Papaioannou , Ian Parry , Catherine Pattillo , and Anna Ter-Martirosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

ISBN: 9781513506562

Keywords: Financial markets, Fiscal policy, Climate mitigation, climate finance, adaptation, climate, carbon, emissions, climate change, co

This paper discusses the implications of climate change for fiscal, financial, and macroeconomic policies. Most pressing is the use of carbon taxes (or equivalent trading systems) to implement the emissions mitigat...

After Paris
			: Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change

After Paris : Fiscal, Macroeconomic and Financial Implications of Global Climate Change »

Volume/Issue: 2016/1

Series: Staff Discussion Notes

Author(s): Mai Farid , Michael Keen , Michael Papaioannou , Ian Parry , Catherine Pattillo , and Anna Ter-Martirosyan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 January 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513506562.006

ISBN: 9781513506562

Keywords: Financial markets, Fiscal policy, Climate mitigation, climate finance, adaptation, climate, carbon, emissions, climate change, co

This paper discusses the implications of climate change for fiscal, financial, and macroeconomic policies. Most pressing is the use of carbon taxes (or equivalent trading systems) to implement the emissions mitigat...

3. Administration of a US Carbon Tax

3. Administration of a US Carbon Tax »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers A clear and preferably simple policy objective is important for both design and effective administration of a carbon...

8. Carbon Taxes and Corporate Tax Reform

8. Carbon Taxes and Corporate Tax Reform »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers This chapter examines the pros and cons of using a carbon tax to help finance corporate tax reform. We find:...

9. Carbon Taxes and Energy-Intensive Trade-Exposed Industries: Impacts and options

9. Carbon Taxes and Energy-Intensive Trade-Exposed Industries: Impacts and options »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers A unilateral carbon tax could hurt the international competitiveness of U.S. firms, and resulting production shifts c...

1. Carbon Taxes as Part of the Fiscal Solution

1. Carbon Taxes as Part of the Fiscal Solution »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers The United States faces substantial and unsustainable medium- and long-term budget deficits, which will require a com...

4. Carbon Taxes to Achieve Emissions Targets: Insights from EMF 24

4. Carbon Taxes to Achieve Emissions Targets: Insights from EMF 24 »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers According to the most recent Energy Modeling Forum (EMF 24), U.S. CO2 emissions are projected to be 2 percent below 2...

2. Choosing among Mitigation Instruments: How strong is the case for a US carbon tax?

2. Choosing among Mitigation Instruments: How strong is the case for a US carbon tax? »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers Carbon pricing policies are substantially more effective at reducing energy-related CO2 emissions than most other cli...

13. Comparing Countries’ Climate Mitigation Efforts in a Post-Kyoto World

13. Comparing Countries’ Climate Mitigation Efforts in a Post-Kyoto World »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Key Messages for Policymakers A key element of sustaining a meaningful reduction in greenhouse gas emissions among a coalition of willing countries...

Conclusion

Conclusion »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

Keywords: carbon, emissions, carbon tax, tax, transportation

Although the future extent and effects of global climate change remain uncertain, the expected damages are not zero, and risks of serious environmental and macroeconomic consequences rise with rising atmosph...