All the World’s Carbon Pricing Systems in One Animated Map
NOVEMBER 17, 2014
Oregon and Washington leaders are contemplating turbocharging their clean energy transition by instituting carbon pricing here in the Pacific Northwest. Will a cap or tax on carbon work? Since you ask: Scandinavian countries have been pricing carbon for more than two decades. The European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) has been pricing carbon for almost a decade. Most cap programs aim to return to their own 1990 levels of pollution within 10-15 years.