Carbon Pricing 2018
CoLab members create proposalsJun 1, 2017 12:00 EDT - Sep 10, 2017 06:00 EDT
Sep 10, 2017 06:00 EDT - Oct 20, 2017 09:00 EDT
Oct 20, 2017 09:00 EDT - Nov 6, 2017 06:00 EST
Nov 6, 2017 06:00 EST - Dec 18, 2017 12:00 EST
Dec 18, 2017 12:00 EST - Jan 15, 2018 11:00 EST
Jan 15, 2018 11:00 EST
Many experts agree that placing a price on carbon pollution is a highly economically-efficient way to tackle climate change. A carbon price creates incentives for the development and adoption of innovative low carbon technologies and practices across the economy. This could involve a carbon tax, a cap-and-trade system, hybrid systems, rebates, or other solutions, and could be revenue-natural, meaning it could reduce other kinds of taxes simultaneously, or the revenue from allowances auctions could be reinvested.
This contest asks entrants for novel policies, new mobilization strategies, measurement technologies, or combinations of approaches applied across scale (e.g., sector, city, state/province, region, national, or international levels) that could lead to the enactment of a price on carbon, or regional or international collaboration on carbon pricing. What are strategies, policy proposals, public mobilization, or other ideas that could advance carbon pricing strategies at the national or subnational level in any country?Read more ...