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Solving the clinker dilemma with hybrid output-based allocation

Solving the clinker dilemma with hybrid output-based allocation

a working paper by Misato Sato, Frédéric Branger about 12 hours ago

This paper proposes an innovative solution to distribute free allowances to the cement sector under emissions trading systems, called hybrid output-based allocation (OBA). We demonstrate that unlike many of the … read more »


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Coping with climate risk: the role of institutions, governance and finance in private adaptation decisions of the poor

a working paper by Tom McDermott, David Castells-Quintana, Maria del Pilar Lopez-Uribe 16 days ago

This paper looks at adaptation from the point of view of households. It asks how political and economic institutions may affect – help or hinder – these adaptation decisions. Climate … read more »


Nationally Self-Interested Climate Change Mitigation:  A Unified Conceptual Framework

Nationally Self-Interested Climate Change Mitigation: A Unified Conceptual Framework

a working paper by Fergus Green 23 days ago

This paper finds that the vast majority of emissions cuts needed to decarbonise the global economy this century can lead to domestic economic benefits that outweigh the costs for individual countries, even before the avoided risks of dangerous climate change are taken into account. read more »


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Climate change and the geographical and institutional drivers of economic development

a working paper by Tom McDermott, David Castells-Quintana, Maria del Pilar Lopez-Uribe 28 days ago

This paper reviews the potential effects of climate change on the prospects for long-run economic development. Produced as part of the Pathways to Resilience in Semi-arid Economies project. read more »


A minilateral solution for global climate change? On bargaining efficiency, club benefits and international legitimacy

A minilateral solution for global climate change? On bargaining efficiency, club benefits and international legitimacy

a working paper by Robert Falkner about 1 month ago

This paper by Rober Falkner explores the the potential role that climate clubs might play in promoting global climate action. read more »


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Modernization and innovation in the materials sector: lessons from steel and cement

Modernization and innovation in the materials sector: lessons from steel and cement

a policy paper by Misato Sato 20 days ago

Report summarises the Climate Strategies studies which analysed the effectiveness of climate and other policies in the steel and cement sector over the last 15 years and explored what policy options are available for CO2 intensive materials read more »


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Driving sustainable development through better infrastructure: Key elements of a transformation program

a policy report by Amar Bhattacharya, Jeremy Oppenheim, Nicholas Stern 23 days ago

Paper produced with The Brookings Institute and The New Climate Economy The U.N. Conference on Financing for Development at Addis Ababa provides a historic opportunity to reach consensus on a … read more »


Fiscal and regulatory instruments for clean technology development in the European Union

Fiscal and regulatory instruments for clean technology development in the European Union

a policy paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre about 1 month ago

This paper investigates whether the current level of public support for low-carbon technologies is sufficient to allow European countries to respond to the multiple challenges posed by climate change and other environmental concerns. read more »


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Bridging the gap: improving the economic and policy framework for carbon capture and storage in the European Union

This policy paper outlines measures that need to be taken by EU countries in order to develop and deploy Carbon Capture and Storage technology. read more »


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China’s “new normal”: structural change, better growth, and peak emissions

a policy report by Fergus Green, Nicholas Stern about 2 months ago

Study shows that China has entered a new phase of economic development – continuing to promote economic growth while driving down its GHG emissions. read more »


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a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern about 13 hours ago

BBC World Service, 4 August (starts around 30:00)


Obama’s clean power plan hailed as US’s strongest ever climate action

Obama’s clean power plan hailed as US’s strongest ever climate action

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern about 13 hours ago

The Guardian, 3 August


G20 countries pay over $1,000 per citizen in fossil fuel subsidies, says IMF

G20 countries pay over $1,000 per citizen in fossil fuel subsidies, says IMF

a mention in the media for Nicholas Stern about 13 hours ago

The Guardian, 4 August


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Nicholas Stern welcomes President Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Press release 2 days ago

Welcoming the announcement today (3 August 2015) by President Obama of details of the Clean Power Plan, Professor Lord Nicholas Stern, Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change … read more »


Where to draw the line on renewable energy

Where to draw the line on renewable energy

a mention in the media for Bob Ward 7 days ago

Times, 28 July


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