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Legislating for a low carbon and climate resilient transition: learning from international experiences

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova  14 March, 2019

This paper aims to inform policy experts, legislators and decision makers on recent trends in climate change policy-making around the world and draws on the lessons learnt in relation to … read more »


Linking permit markets multilaterally

a working paper by Baran Doda, Simon Quemin, Luca Taschini  27 February, 2019

This paper develops a novel theoretical tool with which a jurisdiction can evaluate the economic gains it can expect to obtain by linking its emissions trading system (ETS) to one, two or many ETSs at the same time, and proposes a reason why the global market remains a distant dream. read more »


Transitional restricted linkage between emissions trading schemes

Transitional restricted linkage between emissions trading schemes

a research article by Simon Quemin  20 February, 2019

Linkages between Emissions Trading Systems are deemed an important element of the future climate policy landscape. They are, however, difficult to agree and remain few and far between. Temporary restrictions … read more »


Crop diversification and child health: empirical evidence from Tanzania

a research article by Stefania Lovo  15 February, 2019

Malnutrition is recognized as a major issue among low-income households in developing countries with long-term implications for economic development. Recently, crop diversification has been considered as a strategy to … read more »


Adding fuel to fire? Social spillovers and spatial disparities in the adoption of LPG in India

a working paper by Suchita Srinivasan, Stefano Carattini  8 February, 2019

This paper investigates the role of ‘social spillovers’ – people learning from and imitating the behaviour of other people – in the adoption of new technologies, with a focus on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in India. The conclusions are important for policymakers seeking to hasten the switch to cleaner energy sources in developing countries. read more »


‘A very human business’—Transnational networking initiatives and domestic climate action

‘A very human business’—Transnational networking initiatives and domestic climate action

a research article by Richard Perkins, Michal Nachmany  31 January, 2019

The past two decades have witnessed a proliferation of transnational networking initiatives aimed at addressing climate change. Previous work has suggested that these initiatives largely achieve their governance functions … read more »


China’s national carbon emissions trading scheme: lessons from the pilot emission trading schemes, academic literature, and known policy details

China’s national carbon emissions trading scheme: lessons from the pilot emission trading schemes, academic literature, and known policy details

a research article by Thomas Stoerk  27 January, 2019

Upon completion, China’s national emissions trading scheme (C-ETS) will be the largest carbon market in the world. Recent research has evaluated China’s seven pilot ETSs launched from 2013 on, and … read more »


Mobility endowment and entitlements mediate resilience in rural livelihood systems

Mobility endowment and entitlements mediate resilience in rural livelihood systems

a research article by M.G.L. Tebboth, Declan Conway, W. Neil Adger  25 January, 2019

In economically marginal rural areas, choice in livelihood strategy such as decisions to move location mediates levels of individual and household resilience under conditions of environmental change. It is widely … read more »


Searching for carbon leaks in multinational companies

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Caterina Gennaioli, Ralf Martin, Mirabelle Muûls, Thomas Stoerk  17 January, 2019

This paper examines whether the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) has led companies to shift the location of production, thereby creating carbon leakage. read more »


Intertemporal emissions trading and market design: an application to the EU ETS

Intertemporal emissions trading and market design: an application to the EU ETS

a working paper by Simon Quemin, Raphaël Trotignon  9 January, 2019

The authors of this paper develop a model to assess the market stability reserve, a key feature of reforming the European Union’s emissions trading system (EU ETS), concluding that it is successful in raising the allowance price, but is limited in its ability to improve the system’s resilience to allowance demand shocks. read more »