A person wearing a mask depicting Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson protests during COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 12. An effective carbon trading system is a necessary tool in the transition to a net-zero economy. Photo: Reuters
A person wearing a mask depicting Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson protests during COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 12. An effective carbon trading system is a necessary tool in the transition to a net-zero economy. Photo: Reuters
Chris Iggo
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Chris Iggo

To get to net zero, we need an effective global carbon credit market

  • The carbon trading system agreed in Glasgow will help with the visibility of carbon pricing but more needs to be done
  • As carbon pricing becomes more widespread, global collaboration is needed to avoid carbon dumping and tackle broader economic implications such as inflation

A person wearing a mask depicting Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson protests during COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 12. An effective carbon trading system is a necessary tool in the transition to a net-zero economy. Photo: Reuters
A person wearing a mask depicting Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson protests during COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 12. An effective carbon trading system is a necessary tool in the transition to a net-zero economy. Photo: Reuters
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