Burden or opportunity? How UK emissions reductions policies affect the competitiveness of businesses
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 »
Presentation given at the 2014 World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economics in Istanbul on 1st July.
Papers from the ‘Strategies in Climate Negotiations: Theory and Experiments’ session at the Fifth World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists. Session chaired by Alessandro Tavoni, London School of Economics … read more »
Stratospheric injection of sulphate aerosols has been advocated as an emergency geoengineering measure to tackle dangerous climate change, or as a stop-gap until atmospheric carbon dioxide levels are reduced. But it may not prove to be the game-changer that some imagine. read more »
Data Set on the Consumption of Energy and Energy Services (1300-2008). Fouquet, R. (2014) Review of Environmental Economics and Policy 8(2).
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The structural shift to green services: A two-sector growth model with public capital and open-access resources
An expansion of economic activities with low impact on ecological resources is a crucial component of the transition to a low-carbon society. “Green” structural change is analysed here through a model with a “progressive” manufacturing sector and a “stagnant” service sector. read more »
As increasingly complex modelling approaches to quantifying embodied carbon in trade have become popular, the lack of disaggregation has been identified as a key weakness. This paper quantifies embodied carbon in bilateral trade at the product level. read more »