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Could carbon pricing be the answer to climate change?

Smoke rises from chimneys of a power plant in Changzhi, Shanxi province November 17, 2009. China will reduce its carbon intensity -- the amount of carbon dioxide emitted for each unit of GDP -- 40 to 45 percent by 2020, compared with 2005 levels, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Picture taken November 17, 2009. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA - GM1E5C21A1F01

Putting a price on carbon pollution must become part of a set of actions to future-proof our economies and societies. Image: REUTERS/Stringer

Catherine McKenna
Minister, Department of environment and climate change, Canada
Feike Sijbesma
Member Board of Trustees, World Economic Forum; Co-Chair, Global Climate Adaptation Centers; Honorary Chair, Royal DSM
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