Using Carbon Revenues

published in January 2020
An overview of national experiences regarding the use of revenues from carbon taxation and carbon markets
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In 2019, 42% of the aggregate carbon revenue was channeled to  the general state budget, 47% was allocated to environmental or broader projects, 5% went to tax cuts and 6% to direct transfers to families or businesses.
Countries that have successfully implemented carbon pricing  have managed to align the use of carbon revenues with national priorities, associating reform with a discourse that is in line with  their development agenda.
Regardless of the objective sought, governance issues are crucial and range from transparency in revenue use, and clarity of trans fers and compensation, to the legitimacy of the reform process.

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Sébastien POSTIC (I4CE)
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