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Climate change policy and carbon pricing

Santos, Georgina ORCID: 2022. Climate change policy and carbon pricing. Energy Policy 168 , 112985. 10.1016/j.enpol.2022.112985

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Carbon prices and carbon caps need to be set at levels that will deliver the reduction targets necessary to keep global warming under 2 °C, aspiring to 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels, in line with the Paris Agreement. Given both the urgency of the situation and the heterogeneity across countries and sectors, switching caps and switching prices may be the answer.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Geography and Planning (GEOPL)
Additional Information: This is an open access article under the CC BY license (
Publisher: Elsevier
ISSN: 0301-4215
Funders: EPSRC
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 21 April 2022
Date of Acceptance: 12 April 2022
Last Modified: 24 May 2023 18:22

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