31 Jul '14, 8pm

The Price Is Wrong: New Report Calls for Fossil Fuel Prices that Reflect Environmental Costs

The Price Is Wrong: New Report Calls for Fossil Fuel Prices that Reflect Environmental Costs

Energy prices around the world are too low — far too low. That’s the big message from a new report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Getting Energy Prices Right: From Principle to Practice , launched today at an event at the Center for Global Development . The report argues that the costs of coal, natural gas, gasoline, and diesel fail to account for these fuels’ environmental and social impacts—such as greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution, and traffic deaths. Setting prices that reflect these side effects — through taxes, licensing, or cap-and-trade systems — could reduce deaths from fossil fuel-related air pollution by 63 percent, decrease global carbon dioxide emissions by 23 percent, and generate revenues totaling about 2.6 percent of global GDP. “It’s bad for an economy to be downgraded, but it’s even worse for it to be degraded,” said Christine Lagarde, ...

Full article: http://www.wri.org/blog/2014/07/price-wrong-new-report-ca...

Tweets

Price Request

buydomains.com 04 Aug '14, 12pm

We can give you the price over the phone, help you with the purchase process, and answer any questions.

Price Request

buydomains.com 07 Aug '14, 2am

We can give you the price over the phone, help you with the purchase process, and answer any questions.

sonny'

buydomains.com 03 Aug '14, 3am

We can give you the price over the phone, help you with the purchase process, and answer any questions.

Join the call to #EndFossilFuelSubsidies! Learn more and take action: via @priceofoil

Join the call to #EndFossilFuelSubsidies! Learn...

priceofoil.org 02 Aug '14, 6pm

How do international fossil fuel subsidies break down? No matter how conservatively the numbers are calculated, eliminatin...

@itsnaomiii18

buydomains.com 04 Aug '14, 12am

We can give you the price over the phone, help you with the purchase process, and answer any questions.

Beating the Heat: Hotel Reduces Cooling Costs b...

renewableenergyworld.com 31 Jul '14, 2pm

It’s hot in Bakersfield, California, especially during the summer months when temperatures regularly hit 110 degrees. But ...

Beating the Heat: Hotel Reduces Cooling Costs b...

renewableenergyworld.com 31 Jul '14, 1pm

It’s hot in Bakersfield, California, especially during the summer months when temperatures regularly hit 110 degrees. But ...

IMF: Getting energy prices right will drive eco...

businessgreen.com 01 Aug '14, 12pm

Shifting taxes onto fossil fuels and away from income or capital could provide huge benefits for countries while protectin...

New Study: Solar Creating Jobs, Reducing Electr...

cleantechnica.com 01 Aug '14, 9am

Before we go ascribing things to cultural differences I’ll point out that roof ownership might be a third higher in Austra...

If you are visiting Seaham today to reflect and...

simplygo.com 04 Aug '14, 8am

You are here: Home Our Services All services Search Results View all timetables Please select a service from the listing b...

Runners love to "fuel up" for workouts. Another...

runnersworld.com 11 Aug '14, 8pm

Newswire How Sitting Negates Workout Gains Study: Hour of sitting erases 8% from the health benefit of an hour of running....

We can’t have social justice without environmental sustainability

We can’t have social justice without environmen...

neweconomics.org 31 Jul '14, 6am

What does all this imply for policy and practice? The paper argues that a new social settlement cannot depend on continuin...

[email protected]'s @brentinmock writes about our new "@d...

grist.org 01 Aug '14, 6pm

The Sierra Club announced this week that it has created a new award named after Dr. Robert Bullard , widely considered to ...

Fixed half-price discounts on #Fossil handbags, wallets, etc @ #Amazon now.

Fixed half-price discounts on #Fossil handbags,...

greatdeals.com.sg 01 Aug '14, 12pm

There’s a bag for every different day and here are some creative fashionable bags and wallets to keep your style in check....