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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 »

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...

Implementing a US Carbon Tax
			: Challenges and Debates

Implementing a US Carbon Tax : Challenges and Debates »

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

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...

Financing the Response to Climate Change

Financing the Response to Climate Change »

Volume/Issue: 2010/06

Series: IMF Staff Position Notes

Author(s): Catherine Pattillo , and Hugh Bredenkamp

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 March 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781462386864.004

ISBN: 9781462386864

Keywords: Climatic changes, Developing countries, Environment, External financing, Resource mobilization, Climate Change, Financing, mitigation, response to climate change, adaptation financing

This note outlines a scheme for mobilizing financing to help developing countries confront the challenges posed by climate change. The idea is to create a 'Green Fund' with the capacity to raise resources on a scal...

Global Monitoring Report, 2008
			: MDGs and the Environment:  Agenda for Inclusive and Sustainable Development

Global Monitoring Report, 2008 : MDGs and the Environment: Agenda for Inclusive and Sustainable Development »

Series: Other Official Rpts and Docs

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9780821373842.019

ISBN: 9780821373842

Keywords: environment, climate change, environmental sustainability, health care, malnutrition

Global Monitoring Report 2008, the fifth in an annual series, is essential reading for those who wish to follow the global development agenda and debate in 2008. The year marks the midpoint toward the 2015 deadline...

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953

International Monetary Fund Annual Report 1953 »

Series: Annual Report of the Executive Board

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1953

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616351656.011

ISBN: 9781616351656

Keywords: exchange, payments, trade, currency, exports

This paper reviews key findings of the IMF's Annual Report for the fiscal year ended April 30, 1953. The report highlights that despite the downward trend in world trade that became evident early in 1952, the world...