Carbon pricing works: The largest-ever study puts it beyond doubt

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Carbon pricing works: The largest-ever study puts it beyond doubt

Putting a price on carbon should reduce emissions, because it makes dirty production processes more expensive than clean ones, right? That's the economic theory. Stated baldly, it's obvious, but there...

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