climate

Carbon Pricing

Pricing carbon

Published: 23 September 2020
Study

Both in Germany and internationally, the debate on the pricing of greenhouse gas emissions is experiencing a renaissance. However, an enlightened and realistic discussion of ways and means is needed so that CO2 pricing instruments can play a stronger role in climate policy. In this study, climate and energy expert Felix Chr. Matthes of the Öko-Institut examines the relevant elements of a CO2 pricing strategy. He gives an overview of design criteria and mechanisms of action.

 

A Budget to address Climate Emergency

A Budget to address the Climate Emergency

Published: 10 December 2019

This briefing is an overview of the EU’s plans to fund and boost climate action. It also provides policy guidelines and recommendations to EU institutions and national governments as to how to finance a European Green Deal and ensure a smoother transition to a climate neutral economy. Furthermore, it advises civil society organisations on how to engage in the process and ensure a consistent and independent monitoring of progress that will be made in the coming years.

Radical Realism for Climate Justice

Published: 18 September 2018

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial is feasibleThis publication is a civil society response to the challenge of limiting global warming to 1.5°C while also paving the way for climate justice.

Not A Silver Bullet

Published: 30 August 2018

Why the focus on insurance to address loss and damage is a distraction from real solutions.