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A new carbon pricing paradigm for the path to net zero

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Which role carbon pricing could and should play in the future policy mix?

March 9, 2021, 2:00 pm Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels Public | On the Record Livestreamed Topic: Energy & Climate

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EU’s ambitious climate targets have reopened the question of which role carbon pricing should play in the future policy. While decarbonisation mainly comes from directed technological change policies, should carbon pricing remain backstop that only ensures targets are met? Or, should there be a paradigm-shift: developing carbon pricing from backstop to centerpiece?

At this event, we will discuss how to strengthen the role of carbon pricing, while taking economic, political and institutional considerations into account.

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Schedule

Mar 9, 2021

14:00-14:20

Presentation

Ottmar Edenhofer, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; Director, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change; Professor for the Economics of Climate Change, Technische Universität Berlin

14:20-15:15

Panel discussion and Q&A

Chair: Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow

Ottmar Edenhofer, Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; Director, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change; Professor for the Economics of Climate Change, Technische Universität Berlin

Additional Speakers TBC.

Speakers

Georg Zachmann

Senior Fellow

Ottmar Edenhofer

Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; Director, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change; Professor for the Economics of Climate Change, Technische Universität Berlin

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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