Many experts agree that taxing carbon to regulate emissions is the most economically efficient approach to achieve reductions and meet environmental goals. RFF research on carbon pricing examines the potential impacts on different regions and populations as well as on employment, assesses options for revenue use, and more.
An Analysis of Decarbonization Methods in Vermont
This report provides information on policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Vermont. It considers both carbon pricing policies, such as carbon taxes or cap-and-trade programs, and nonpricing policies, such as electric vehicle (EV) and energy efficiency incentives, weatherization programs and investments in low-carbon agriculture. This study aims to inform the policy dialogue but is not intended to address the complete universe of policy options.
Paying for Pollution: Why a Carbon Tax is Good for America
Using a Carbon Tax to Meet US International Climate Pledges
Putting a Price on Carbon, with Sen. Van Hollen and Rep. Beyer
Unpacking elements of the proposed cap and dividend legislation and the landscape for a carbon tax policy
The Future of Carbon Pricing
Opportunities and challenges facing carbon pricing during the next few years, and lessons learned from carbon pricing around the world.
Companies and Internal Carbon Pricing: Hedging Risk in the United States and Europe
Experts at Ecofys, RFF, CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project), and other organizations are analyzing how internal carbon prices are developed and used to hedge the risks of future climate change policies and spur carbon mitigation and technology innovation.
New Episode of Resources Radio: A Lawmaker's Take on the Green New Deal, with Former Congressman Phil Sharp
Why I’m (slightly) less pessimistic about global warming