IMF: Global carbon tax 'single most powerful way' to tackle climate crisis

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Much stronger fiscal policies are urgently needed to lower carbon emissions, according to International Monetary Fund

More ambitious carbon pricing, tighter regulations, and fees on carbon-intensive activities should be introduced globally to tackle climate change, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. The...

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