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Beliefs, politics, and environmental policy

a research article by Antony Millner, Helene Ollivier 6 days ago

Experts and the general public often perceive environmental problems differently. Moreover, regulatory responses to environmental issues often do not coincide with consensus expert recommendations. These two facts are mutually … read more »


A bargaining experiment on heterogeneity and side deals in climate negotiations

A bargaining experiment on heterogeneity and side deals in climate negotiations

a working paper by Greer Gosnell, Alessandro Tavoni 14 days ago

The recent global climate change agreement in Paris leaves a wide gap between pledged and requisite emissions reductions in keeping with the commonly accepted 2°C target. A recent strand of … read more »


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The endowment effect and environmental discounting

a working paper by Simon Dietz, Frank Venmans 24 days ago

There is a considerable body of evidence from behavioural economics and contingent valuation showing that our preferences exhibit both reference dependence and loss aversion, a.k.a. the endowment effect. In this … read more »


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Carbon dating: When is it beneficial to link ETSs?

a working paper by Baran Doda, Luca Taschini 28 days ago

This paper proposes a simple framework to evaluate the economic advantage of regulating carbon emissions by linking the emissions trading systems (ETSs) of two jurisdictions versus operating them under autarky. … read more »


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Emissions trading systems with cap adjustments

a working paper by Luca Taschini, Sascha Kollenberg about 1 month ago

This working paper analyses the design of the market stability reserve proposed as part of the reform of the European Union emissions trading system. read more »


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Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 1): time to invest

Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 1): time to invest

a policy report by Dimitri Zenghelis 17 days ago

The new UK Government under Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to boosting UK productivity, to addressing the widening wealth gap, and to supporting the transition to low-carbon … read more »


Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 2): institutional reform

Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 2): institutional reform

a policy report by Dimitri Zenghelis 17 days ago

The new UK Government under Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to boosting UK productivity, to addressing the widening wealth gap, and to supporting the transition to low-carbon … read more »


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A more sustainable energy strategy for India

a policy report by Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Himanshu Gupta, Nicholas Stern about 1 month ago

The COP-21 meeting in Paris produced an important result. For the first time all countries developed and developing agreed to take some mitigation action. However even if all countries deliver on what … read more »


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The importance of looking forward to manage risks: submission to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

a policy paper by Dimitri Zenghelis, Nicholas Stern about 3 months ago

Submission made to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures, which was set up in December 2015 by the Financial Stability Board to “develop voluntary, consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures … read more »


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Inclusion of Consumption of carbon intensive materials in emissions trading – An option for carbon pricing post-2020

A project led jointly by Climate Strategies and DIW Berlin has been exploring whether inclusion of domestic sales of selected energy intensive commodities (e.g. steel) in domestic emission trading schemes … read more »


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Boosting economic growth and stabilising the public finances by borrowing to invest in sustainable energy, transport and cities infrastructure

a commentary by Dimitri Zenghelis 17 days ago

The new UK Government under Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to boosting UK productivity and addressing the widening wealth gap. Achieving all this will require the right investments by … read more »


UK Government should boost economic growth by borrowing to invest in sustainable energy, transport and cities

UK Government should boost economic growth by borrowing to invest in sustainable energy, transport and cities

Press release 17 days ago

UK Government should improve economic growth by taking advantage of record low interest rates to borrow money to invest in sustainable infrastructure for energy, transport and cities, according to two new reports published today (12 August 2016). read more »



Britain’s energy dilemma: if not nuclear power, then what?

Britain’s energy dilemma: if not nuclear power, then what?

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 30 days ago

Observer, 30 July


Fears grow over danger of flooding around the UK as inquiry is shelved

Fears grow over danger of flooding around the UK as inquiry is shelved

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 30 days ago

Observer, 30 July


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