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Global Carbon Taxes: Are We Paying Enough?

December 3rd, 2019 | by Ciara Gillan

Last month, the IMF released its Fiscal Monitor, a biannual report on how to mitigate climate change. The report argued that it is possible to switch from a reliance on fossil fuels to cleaner energy and still sustain vigorous economic growth and generate employment. However, for this to take place, countries needed to distribute the costs and benefits in a manner that supported those that really needed it. 


Yes, The International Monetary Fund Is Waking Up To Financial Risks Of The Climate Crisis

May 12th, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

It’s a sign of the times that even the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is exploring ways in which it can help address the climate crisis. Building on two new IMF papers released last week and Managing Director Christine Lagarde’s eight years of leadership, this mainstay of traditional economic thought is lending its voice and unique mandate to the cause of tackling climate change


Social Cost Of Coal Must Now Be Considered By Washington Utilities

June 1st, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission has issued a directive to three utility companies in the state telling them to include the social cost of coal in their future planning. Under the new guidelines, the cost of coal calculation will be $42 per metric ton by 2020 and rise to $60 per metric ton by


Climate Change Is In The Air

April 30th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

This article originally appeared on the Mosaic website. By Rosana Francescato Last year climate change became reality for the United States. New [&hellip



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