Alexander Averchenkov and Alina Averchenkova Carbon and Climate Law Review, Issue 3, September 2009
Siblings, not triplets: social preferences for risk, inequality and time in discounting climate change
Arguments about the appropriate discount rate often start by assuming a Utilitarian social welfare function with isoelastic utility, in which the consumption discount rate is a function of the … read more »
In: Hunt, L. and J. Evans (eds.). 2009. International Handbook of the Economics of Energy. Edward Elgar Publications. Cheltenham, UK, and Northampton, MA, USA.
The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the Kyoto Protocol has a dual objective: to encourage low-cost emission reduction and to promote sustainable development in the host … read more »
Hippe, R., and C. Barmeyer. 2009. Documents. Revue du dialogue franco-allemand, v. 65, pp.14-18 (also published in German translation as Barmeyer, C., and R. Hippe. 2009. Blaue Banane und Rote … read more »
A levy on the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and other carbon trading schemes is a potential source of finance for climate change adaptation. An adaptation levy … read more »
This report reviews the economics of climate change in Southeast Asia, with a particular focus on Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. It confirms that the region is highly vulnerable to climate change, demonstrates that a wide range of adaptation measures are already being applied, and that it has great potential to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions globally. read more »
Nico Bauer (PIK), Alex Bowen (GRI, LSE), Steffen Brunner (PIK), Ottmar Edenhofer (PIK), Christian Flachsland (PIK ), Michael Jakob ( PIK ) and Nicholas Stern ( GRI LSE ), April … read more »
A Blueprint for a Safer Planet – from Random House Group. Nicholas Stern, April 2009. Random House, London.
Previous research has identified a range of variables conducive to the self-organization of user groups for participatory resource management, including the physical and technical attributes of the resource, the … read more »