5
Apr
2011

Global Perspective: Implementing Carbon Pricing in a World of Political Resistance and Evolving Inte

Carbon pricing is the ‘first among equals’ in a broad triad of climate policy mechanism for cutting CO2 emissions, but is also the most politically difficult. This talk will briefly review the role of carbon pricing, the debates between taxation and emissions trading as a way of achieving it, and some of the key lessons learned from the European Emissions Trading Scheme. Professor Michael Grubb is Chair of the international research organisation Climate Strategies, headquartered at Cambridge University.

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