Climate Change

How can we ensure sustainable decarbonization?

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Lockdown measures caused global emissions to fall by 5.2% in 2020. Image: Unsplash/Matthias Heyde

Mauro Pisu
Economist , Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy
Ilai Levin
Young Associate Economist , OECD
Asa Johansson
Senior Economist , OECD
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New policies are needed to decarbonise the world's atmosphere and meet climate targets Image: VOXEU/International Energy Agency

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Policies must be carefully thought out to be effective Image: VOXEU
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There have been many conferences held to discuss how to tackle climate change, including the COP26 Image: VOXEU/OECD, Green Growth Database

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Carbon pricing has led to pricing failures, weakening its effectiveness Image: VOXEU

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