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Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade

Asymmetric industrial energy prices and international trade

a working paper by Misato Sato, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 5 days ago

This paper measures the response of bilateral trade flows to differences in industrial energy prices across countries. Using a panel for the period 1996-2011 including 42 countries, 62 sectors and … read more »


Labeling opinions in the climate debate: a critical review

Labeling opinions in the climate debate: a critical review

a research article by Amelia Sharman, Candice Howarth 15 days ago

This paper critically reviews the literature on climate opinion labels, and the efforts taken within an academic context to categorize differences, create new taxonomies of more detailed sub‐labels, or create or argue for the use of new labels such as denier or contrarian. read more »


Why did the knowledge transition occur in the West and not in the East? ICT and the role of governments in Europe, East Asia and the Muslim world

Why did the knowledge transition occur in the West and not in the East? ICT and the role of governments in Europe, East Asia and the Muslim world

a working paper by Ralph Hippe 17 days ago

The invention of a new ICT, the printing press, may have been a fundamental turning point in knowledge transition. But did Gutenberg’s printing press succeed in Europe because of, or … read more »


The impact of energy prices on energy efficiency: Evidence from the UK refrigerator market

The impact of energy prices on energy efficiency: Evidence from the UK refrigerator market

a working paper by François Cohen, Matthieu Glachant, Magnus Söderberg 18 days ago

It is commonly believed that large energy efficiency gaps exist in the energy-using durables markets. We develop a broad analytical framework capturing consumer purchase behavior and suppliers’ pricing and innovation … read more »


Energy and carbon markets in Europe: Larger or smaller markets?

Energy and carbon markets in Europe: Larger or smaller markets?

a conference presentation by Luca Taschini 24 days ago

Presentation given at the Cumberland Lodge Workshop organised by the European Institute at the LSE. read more »


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The management of multilateral negotiations: lessons from UN climate negotiations

a policy paper by Kai Monheim 10 days ago

The 2009 Conference of Parties (COP 15) in Copenhagen, which aimed to deliver a first-ever comprehensive global climate deal, ended without agreement in part because of poor management … read more »


Green agricultural policies and poverty reduction

Green agricultural policies and poverty reduction

a policy report by Stefania Lovo, Mintewab Bezabih about 1 month ago

Since developing countries typically have large agricultural sectors, the implementation of green agricultural policies can play a key role in helping shift to low-carbon economies. However, the challenge … read more »



Submission to inquiry on ‘Environmental risks of fracking’ by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee

Submission to inquiry on ‘Environmental risks of fracking’ by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee

a policy paper by Samuela Bassi, Samuel Fankhauser, Bob Ward, Dimitri Zenghelis, Neil Hirst about 3 months ago

This is a submission by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at London School of Economics and … read more »


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How to price carbon in good times… and bad

a policy report by Baran Doda about 3 months ago

Responsive cap-and-trade systems and carbon taxes can improve climate change policy by allowing higher greenhouse gas emissions during times of economic expansions and lower emissions during recessions. read more »


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New study concludes increases in energy costs are unlikely to have much effect on European businesses and trade

Press release 5 days ago

A large increase in energy prices in the European Union would have only a very small effect on exports by European industry and the balance of trade, according to a new academic paper published today (2 March 2015) read more »


Climate leadership in question as IPCC chief resigns

Climate leadership in question as IPCC chief resigns

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 10 days ago

Nature, 24 February


Pachauri Quits Climate Panel After Harassment Allegation

Pachauri Quits Climate Panel After Harassment Allegation

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 10 days ago

Bloomberg, 24 February


IPCC Chief Resigns after Sexual Harassment Accusations

IPCC Chief Resigns after Sexual Harassment Accusations

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 10 days ago

Scientific America, 24 February


Rajendra Pachauri quits IPCC after sexual harassment complaint

Rajendra Pachauri quits IPCC after sexual harassment complaint

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 10 days ago

Reuters, 24 February


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