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Implementing a US Carbon Tax
			: Challenges and Debates

Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates »

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781138825369.071

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 increasing atmospheri...

Fiscal Monitor, October 2019
			: How to Mitigate Climate Change

Fiscal Monitor, October 2019 : How to Mitigate Climate Change »

Series: Fiscal Monitor

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 October 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498321228.089

ISBN: 9781498321228

Keywords: Public finance, Tax policy, Debt and growth, Fiscal policy, Low-income developing countries, Fiscal space, Tax reforms, Use taxes, Production, climate change; mitigation efforts; global warming; Paris Agreement; CO2; carbon dioxide; feebates; carbon taxes; carbon taxation; fossil fuel emissions; emissions; emission trading systems; complementary tax; green energy; energy efficiency; air pollution; environmental benefits; G20 countries; G20

This report emphasizes the environmental, fiscal, economic, and administrative case for using carbon taxes, or similar pricing schemes such as emission trading systems, to implement climate mitigation strategies. I...

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Supply for the G-7 Countries, with Emphasis on Germany

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Supply for the G-7 Countries, with Emphasis on Germany »

Source: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Supply for the G-7 Countries, with Emphasis on Germany

Volume/Issue: 2007/299

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jon Strand

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868623

Keywords: Renewable energy, biofuels, energy efficiency, carbon emissions., renewables, carbon emissions, fossil fuels

This paper discusses structure, impact, costs, and efficiency of renewable energy supply in the eight largest advanced economies (the G-7 plus Spain), with focus on Germany. Renewables production costs are compared...

Climate Policy and the Recovery

Climate Policy and the Recovery »

Source: Climate Policy and the Recovery

Volume/Issue: 2009/28

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Michael Keen , and Benjamin Jones

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2009

ISBN: 9781455220946

Keywords: Climatic changes, Climate change, fiscal policy, carbon taxation, emissions trading, fiscal stimulus, emissions, carbon pricing, greenhouse gas, greenhouse gases

Negotiations toward a successor to the Kyoto Protocol on climate change have come to a critical point, and domestic climate policies are being developed, as the world seeks to recover from the deepest economic cris...

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: Routledge

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...

5. Macroeconomic Effects of Carbon Taxes

5. Macroeconomic Effects of Carbon Taxes »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

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

Key Messages for Policymakers A carbon tax (taken by itself) will likely impose a small but significant long-term drag on the economy....

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: Routledge

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...

7. Offsetting a Carbon Tax’s Burden on Low-Income Households*

7. Offsetting a Carbon Tax’s Burden on Low-Income Households* »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

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

Key Messages for Policymakers A carbon tax would raise significant revenues and effectively reduce U.S. carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions but may run...

10. The Role of Energy Technology Policy alongside Carbon Pricing

10. The Role of Energy Technology Policy alongside Carbon Pricing »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 01 March 2015

ISBN: 9781138825369

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

Key Messages for Policymakers In the context of a future carbon tax or market-based trading system, advanced energy technologies offer the opportun...

Conclusion

Conclusion »

Source: Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates

Series: Books

Publisher: Routledge

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...