UK government updates social “carbon values”, setting central figure at £245/tonne

Published 23:53 on September 2, 2021  /  Last updated at 00:24 on September 3, 2021  /  EMEA, EU ETS, International, UK ETS  /  No Comments

The UK has updated its “carbon values” - the societal cost of emissions that is used to evaluate government policy - with the new central figure set at an eye-watering £245 ($339) per tonne, or nearly six times the previous benchmark.

The UK has updated its “carbon values” – the societal cost of emissions that is used to evaluate government policy – with the new central figure set at an eye-watering £245 ($339) per tonne, or nearly six times the previous benchmark.

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