Could carbon pricing enhance energy poverty?

Putting a price on carbon is one of the most effective ways to fight climate change, but energy experts it could restrict energy access for the poor. One way to address this would be to redistribute part of the revenues from carbon pricing, but even that won't work everywhere.

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  • Jeff Tyson

    Jeff is a former global development reporter for Devex. Based in Washington, D.C., he covers multilateral affairs, U.S. aid, and international development trends. He has worked with human rights organizations in both Senegal and the U.S., and prior to joining Devex worked as a production assistant at National Public Radio. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and French from the University of Rochester.