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Professor Klaus Hubacek and co authors publish new findings about the impact of carbon taxatation and revenue redistribution on poverty and inequality

11 November 2022

The global policy debate on just transitions is concerned with how to achieve a socially just and acceptable transition toward a climate-neutral and climate-resilient global economy. At the core of this debate is the assumption that efforts to combat environmental threats will not succeed unless combined with measures to reduce poverty and inequality.

The research explores the potential of carbon fiscal reforms, combining a carbon tax of levels deemed appropriate to achieve climate targets and the transfer of the revenues raised to vulnerable households.

The article was published in the German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS) Read the full article

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