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COP 21: Call for carbon pricing
14 December 2015

Presidents and PMs for carbon pricing - Ecosystems Marketplace 7 December.

Speaking at a press event in Paris on December 1, the heads of state from Canada, Chile, Ethiopia, France, Germany, and Mexico called for carbon pricing policies while sharing their experiences with implementing cap-and-trade or carbon taxes at the subnational or national level. The event marked the official launch of the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition as well as the Transformative Carbon Asset Facility, a $500 million initiative launched by Germany, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, and the World Bank Group that aims to spur carbon pricing initiatives, particularly in developing countries. “This is the right time to set the right price on the true cost of carbon on our planet,” said Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group.

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