Global carbon taxes are coming: central banks must prepare

The calm before the storm – The climate change 2019 survey

The Covid-19 crisis may have temporarily suspended action to address the impending climate crisis, but governments still need to act if they are to meet ambitious carbon-reduction goals, and the likelihood remains that new carbon taxes will be introduced round the globe.

The problem is, such taxes could cause seismic shifts in asset allocation.

As observers, including the Bank for International Settlements, have warned, actions to push a green transition, including carbon taxes, could

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