All pages with keywords: acceptability

Why Germany should introduce an ambitious carbon price

a commentary by Simon Dietz, Tobias Kruse, Isabella Neuweg, Lutz Sager 6 June, 2019

Simon Dietz, Tobias Kruse, Isabella Neuweg and Lutz Sager argue that Germany should set out a clear plan for a stronger carbon price as an effective route for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that can also improve the circumstances of lower-income households. read more »


Policymakers must take account of public opinion in carbon pricing policies

Press release 31 July, 2018

Governments and policymakers around the world must take more account of public opinion and not just economic arguments if they are to introduce more and stronger carbon pricing to cut … read more »


Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

a research article by Stefano Carattini 6 April, 2017

Carattini, S., Baranzini, A., Thalmann, P. et al. Environ Resource Econ (2017). doi:10.1007/s10640-017-0133-8


Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

Green taxes in a post-Paris world: are millions of nays inevitable?

a working paper by Stefano Carattini, Andrea Baranzini, Philippe Thalmann, Frédéric Varone, Frank Vöhringer 21 June, 2016

This paper addresses the question of the acceptability of cost-effective climate policy in a real-voting setting – the 2015 ballot on energy taxes in Switzerland. read more »


Wind power: a model of successful public policy?

Wind power: a model of successful public policy?

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre 3 July, 2012

Wind energy has been developing very quickly in the past years. Installation of wind turbines grew at an annual average rate of 30% between 2000 and 2009 and global installed … read more »


News Corporation, the Murdochs and climate change

News Corporation, the Murdochs and climate change

a commentary by Bob Ward 5 March, 2012

The Wall Street Journal last month published the latest in a series of inaccurate and misleading articles about climate change in the form of a lengthy editorial by 16 ‘sceptics’, … read more »


Urgent steps to stop the climate door closing

Urgent steps to stop the climate door closing

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 8 March, 2011

There were worrying signs at the World Economic Forum in January that policymakers are becoming dangerously complacent about the scale of our climate change challenge. Financial Times – registration is … read more »