Carbon pricing instruments implemented or scheduled for implementation, with sectoral coverage and GHG emissions covered. ​Many of my compatriots in Poland, where over 90 percent of power…

Grzegorz Peszko |

CPLC Design Meeting at World Bank Group Headquarters Credits: Max Thabiso Edkins This week, the World Bank Group released the latest version of our annual State and Trends of Carbon Pricing report…

Thomas Kerr |

  Around the world, countries are developing ways to put a price on carbon to fight climate change. They are choosing different approaches depending on their national circumstances. China has…

Vikram Widge |

By Stewart Elgie, Professor of Law & Economics at University of Ottawa and Chair of Sustainable Prosperity; Ross Beaty, Chairman of Pan American Silver Corp. and Alterra Power; and Richard…

Stewart Elgie |

_ By Yoichi Masuzoe, Governor of Tokyo   The IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report firmly centered on the reality of human-driven climate change. If we don’t take immediate and tangible steps to reduce…

Yoichi Masuzoe |

A dangerously warming planet is not just an environmental challenge – it is a fundamental threat to efforts to end poverty, and it threatens to put prosperity out of the reach of millions of…

Thomas Kerr |

Two macaws in the Amazon. Photo © istockphoto.com Although the United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen badly failed to achieve legally binding agreements, including on the specific…

Carlos A. Nobre |

Carbon governance—the institutional arrangements in place for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions—can vary considerably across countries. In Brazil, the financial community is actively interested…

Andrea Liverani |

 Photo © Julia Bucknall/World Bank The Gulf News is reporting that oil-rich United Arab Emirates is among the few developing countries to host a major international organization. Abu Dhabi will be…

Julia Bucknall |