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Why is geoengineering so tempting?

Why is geoengineering so tempting?

a working paper by Baran Doda 11 days ago

Geoengineering can be defined as the technologies that aim to deliberately alter geophysical mechanisms in order to alleviate the impacts of climate change. It has received increasing attention by economists … read more »


EU ETS, free allocations and activity level thresholds, the devil lies in the details

EU ETS, free allocations and activity level thresholds, the devil lies in the details

a working paper by Misato Sato 23 days ago

This paper investigates incentives for firms to increase output above the activity level thresholds (ALTs) in order to obtain more free allowances in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. While ALTs … read more »


Climate change and International River Boundaries: fixed points in shifting sands

Climate change and International River Boundaries: fixed points in shifting sands

a research article by Declan Conway about 1 month ago

We review the historical and legal role of International River Boundaries highlighting the paradox that exists between the stability needed for a boundary and the dynamism of fluvial landscapes in a changing climate. read more »


The land certification program and off-farm employment in Ethiopia

The land certification program and off-farm employment in Ethiopia

a working paper by Mintewab Bezabih about 1 month ago

Land tenure security has long been touted as key to increased performance of the agricultural sector in developing countries. This paper utilizes household level panel data to analyse the impact … read more »


Running with the red queen: an integrated assessment of agricultural land expansion and global biodiversity decline

Running with the red queen: an integrated assessment of agricultural land expansion and global biodiversity decline

a working paper by Simon Dietz about 1 month ago

Modern agriculture relies on a small number of highly productive crops and the continued expansion of agricultural land area has led to a significant loss of biodiversity. In this paper … read more »


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Submission to the inquiry by the House of Commons Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change on ‘Linking Emissions Trading Systems’

Submission to the inquiry by the House of Commons Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change on ‘Linking Emissions Trading Systems’

a policy paper by Luca Taschini 10 days ago

Paper looks at what are the main challenges to linking emissions trading systems and what are the consequences of failing to address them adequately. read more »


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Steel Report: Carbon Control Post 2020 in Energy Intensive Industries

a policy paper by Misato Sato 11 days ago

Study demonstrates how a portfolio of low-carbon opportunities exists which can modernize the steel industry and achieve climate benefits at the same time. The study concludes that the European steel industry has to be highly energy-efficient and innovative to secure its future and that low-carbon transformation offers such a perspective. read more »


FP7 Entracte project

FP7 Entracte project

a policy report by Luca Taschini 26 days ago

The second ENTRACTE newsletter reflects the contribution of the GRI/LSE research project for a functioning climate policy taking into account a careful design. It gives an overview about recent research on carbon market oversight and the EU ETS reform. read more »


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Burden or opportunity? How UK emissions reductions policies affect the competitiveness of businesses

a policy paper by Dimitri Zenghelis, Samuela Bassi about 4 months ago

The ongoing review of the UK’s Fourth Carbon Budget is closely linked to the debate over the impact that domestic climate change policies can have on the competitiveness of businesses. … read more »


Climate change policies and the UK business sector: Overview, impacts & suggestions for reform

Climate change policies and the UK business sector: Overview, impacts & suggestions for reform

a briefing note by Samuela Bassi, Samuel Fankhauser, Antoine Dechezleprêtre about 4 months ago

Presentation given at the 2014 World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics in Istanbul on 1st July.


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Grantham fellow publishes new book about managing negotiations on key global challenges such as climate change

an announcement featuring Kai Monheim 2 days ago

Kai Monheim, Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute has published a new book which addresses the question of whether multilateral negotiations can foster worldwide cooperation on global challenges. read more »


IPCC lines up for a sixth climate audit as economic costs corrected

IPCC lines up for a sixth climate audit as economic costs corrected

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 6 days ago

Sydney Morning Herald, 20 October


Environment Secretary Liz Truss under fire over plan to scrap solar farm subsidies

Environment Secretary Liz Truss under fire over plan to scrap solar farm subsidies

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 7 days ago

Government plan hopes to ensure that more agricultural land is dedicated to crops and food read more »


Folgen der Erwärmung: Uno tilgt Hoffnung aus Klimareport

Folgen der Erwärmung: Uno tilgt Hoffnung aus Klimareport

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 8 days ago

“Moderater Klimawandel kann förderlich für die Wirtschaft sein” – so stand es bislang im Uno-Klimabericht. Jetzt hat der Klimarat den Satz gestrichen. Seinen eigenen Prognosen traut er allerdings wenig. read more »


IPCC corrects claim suggesting climate change would be good for the economy

IPCC corrects claim suggesting climate change would be good for the economy

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 9 days ago

Controversial statement, that was based on faulty data taken from a report by economist Richard Tol, has been removed from the final version of the report read more »


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