Study shows: Carbon pricing can reduce social inequality

Since the protest actions of the "yellow vests" in France began in 2018, it has been argued that poorer households are more badly affected by carbon pricing since they spend a higher proportion of their income on energy. That is not the case though, which shows a meta-study conducted by MCC. Instead, the study reveals a favorable condition for corresponding reforms in poorer countries in particular and the transport sector in general.

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News | 4 January 2021