Interactive MCC subsidy map
19.09.2017

Interactive MCC subsidy map

If countries would abolish fossil-fuel subsidies, amounting to around 550 billion US dollars globally, many of them could finance the expansion of basic infrastructure. A new interactive MCC map shows what can be achieved with this money.

MCC Europe's best climate think tank
29.06.2017

MCC Europe's best climate think tank

The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) has ranked the MCC among the top ten think tanks worldwide for the fourth consecutive year. In Europe, the institute has been ranked number one.

Making climate policy socially balanced
20.06.2017

Making climate policy socially balanced

A new MCC policy brief shows that if the revenues from carbon pricing were used to lower the income tax in a progressive way, social inequality could be reduced. Climate policy would thereby become less polarizing and more attractive to the public.

CO2 pricing, emissions trading, EU ETS, Emmanuel Macron

A coalition for the minimum price

The German climate targets for 2020 could be achievable with a minimum price in the EU ETS. Europe can learn from California and others in this respect, a new MCC policy paper recommends.
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Statement on the end of COP23

The UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, is going to end today. MCC Director Edenhofer warns of the "coal trap" and calls for effective carbon pricing in Germany and worldwide.
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