SDG 13: Climate Action

Here's why countries must cooperate on carbon prices

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Recent surges in food and fuel costs are hurting households everywhere. Image: Unsplash/ Chris LeBoutillier

Jean Chateau
Senior Economist, IMF
Florence Jaumotte
Senior Economist, Research Department, IMF
Gregor Schwerhoff
Economist, Multilateral Surveillance Division of the IMF’s Research Department
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A graph showing the predicted emissions of different carbon pricing options until 2030.
An international carbon price floor (ICPF) is the only option that would accomplish the 2-degree target. Image: IMF-ENV model, UNEP (2020)


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