Cover of publication Climate Change 18/2017
Climate | Energy

Potentials and Limitations of Different Requirements (Offsetting) in Bilateral and Global Carbon Pricing Systems


This report explores the introduction of carbon taxes with a national offset component and their interactions with other policy areas, and makes recommendations on this topic. In this task, the study focuses on the approaches Chile, Mexico and South Africa have chosen for elaborating their carbon taxes. The study identifies the objectives the three countries pursue by introducing these new systems as well as the requirements they establish for the use of offsets. Furthermore, it analyses the interaction between the use of offsets and other policy areas, in particular on co-benefits, co-costs and long-term emissions mitigation trajectories.

Series
Climate Change | 18/2017
Number of pages
135
Year of publication
Author(s)
Hanna Wang-Helmreich, Nicolas Kreibich, Markus Gornik, Wolfgang Obergassel (geb. Sterk), Christiane Beuermann, Marie-Jeanne Kurdziel, Carsten Warnecke, Thomas Day
Language
Englisch
FKZ
3714 41 502 0
Publisher
Umweltbundesamt
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