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Effective carbon taxes need green nudges

For effective climate policy, we need both classic and behavioural policies. Green nudges facilitate the effectiveness of a carbon tax by increasing the salience of the tax, harnessing pro-climate concerns, extending the reach of a tax by targeting behaviours directly and, importantly, increasing public acceptance of carbon taxes.

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Gravert, C., Shreedhar, G. Effective carbon taxes need green nudges. Nat. Clim. Chang. 12, 1073–1074 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-022-01515-1

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