Combatting climate change: putting a price on carbon on the basis of economic and social criteria

The study is only available in French. 

The fight against climate change cannot depend solely on the European CO2 market. The European policy for combatting climate change consisting of putting a price on CO2 through the creation of an emissions trading market has failed for two reasons: a) because the economic crisis is the main cause of the decrease in emissions, as production has diminished and b) because the market on its own could not put a price on it.

What are the conditions for replacing the artificial price by a socially responsible price?

In other words, for moving from a price with a purely financial definition to a price with an economic, social and financial definition, as should be the case for every policy aiming at effectively combatting climate change.


Lutter contre le changement climatique : un prix du carbone basé sur des critères économiques et sociaux

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