Published on September 26, 2016
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webcast: OECD GREEN TALKS
MIND THE GAP... MEASURING THE CARBON PRICING SHORTFALL
90% of emissions from energy use are priced at less than EUR 30 per tonne, a lower-end estimate of the damage from emitting 1 tone of CO2 and 60% of emissions are subject to no price whatsoever. We are making poor use of carbon pricing, a acost-effective means of reducing CO2 emissions
OECD Environment Director, Simon Upton, hosts Kurt van Dender, OECD environmental tax policy expert from the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration to discuss the OECD's forthcoming publication on effective carbon rates - a new, combined measure of the extent to which countries use taxes and emissions trading systems to price carbon, and to introduce the carbon pricing gap.