Carbon pricing seen as key tool to drive sustainable development and social benefit
On Tuesday, March 19 at Africa Climate Week, the World Bank Group
*1) There is a compelling case to price carbon to drive sustainable development in Africa;*
*2) Momentum for carbon pricing is building in Africa, but more needs to be done to expand coverage of initiatives across the continent;*
*3) Communication and stakeholder engagement are key to ensuring carbon pricing initiatives are equitable and aligned with larger development goals;*
*4) Cooperation—domestically, regionally, and internationally—can facilitate greater ambition and efficiency of carbon pricing initiatives.* See the Full Recap
Last week, Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition partners hosted a workshop at #AfricaClimateWeek on #carbonpricing and #sustainabledevelopment. It is clear: momentum for a socially beneficial and environmentally effective #PriceOnCarbon is building across Africa. bit.ly/2Fw472H
Carbon pricing can drive sustainable development and reduce carbon pollution. At #AfricaClimateWeek, key stakeholders from across the continent discussed how to design a #PriceOnCarbon to fulfill both of these goals. See the recap: bit.ly/2Fw472H
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