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Source: Lutter contre la pollution : Écotaxes et permis négociables

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): Valerie Reppelin , and John Norregaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2001

Language: French

ISBN: 9781589060012

Keywords: tradable permits, pollution, carbon dioxide, carbon dioxide emissions, pollutant, pollution control, emission, greenhouse gas, tradable permit, dioxide emissions

Explores different ways of controlling pollution through -green-taxes or permits, and evaluates their advantages and disadvantages. While many countries use environmental taxes, interest in tradable permits is grow...

How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries' Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits

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Volume/Issue: 2014/174

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Parry , Chandara Veung , and Dirk Heine

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498358279.001

ISBN: 9781498358279

Keywords: carbon pricing, co-benefits, air pollution, fuel taxes, top twenty emitters, benefits, natural gas, fossil fuel, greenhouse gas, Government Policy

This paper calculates, for the top twenty emitting countries, how much pricing of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is in their own national interests due to domestic co-benefits (leaving aside the global climate bene...