All pages with keywords: air pollution

Have international pollution protocols made a difference?

a working paper by Elisabeth Isaksen 6 December, 2018

This analysis investigated three international agreements to mitigate cross-border environmental pollution and found them to have directly led to sizeable reductions in pollutants. The findings suggest that protocols of this kind can be an effective tool to induce countries to reduce their emissions. read more »


Effectiveness and cost of air pollution control in China

Effectiveness and cost of air pollution control in China

a working paper by Thomas Stoerk 31 August, 2018

This study provides the first empirical evaluation of China’s 11th Five-Year Plan which set a goal to reduce the emission of sulphur dioxide (SO2) by 10% between 2006 and 2010. read more »


Economic co-benefits of reducing CO2 emissions outweigh the cost of mitigation for most big emitters

a commentary by Kirk Hamilton 3 November, 2017

A new report by the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change helps to dispel some of the gloomy arithmetic of climate change by providing evidence on the scale and range of ancillary benefits that derive from reducing emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse gases. read more »


Multiple benefits from climate change mitigation: assessing the evidence

Multiple benefits from climate change mitigation: assessing the evidence

a policy publication by Kirk Hamilton, Milan Brahmbhatt, Jiemei Liu 3 November, 2017

This report assesses what is known about potential co-benefits across multiple domains: environmental, economy-wide, and sector-specific. It then reports on empirical results on co-benefits, in particular the application of integrated assessment models (IAMs) to simulate co-benefits over the course of the century. read more »


Survey sponsor effects on the willingness to pay for mortality risk reductions

Survey sponsor effects on the willingness to pay for mortality risk reductions

a working paper by Marcelo Lima 22 August, 2017

This research shows that when the monetary value people place on their health is measured by surveys, the type of institution sponsoring those surveys has an effect on that value. read more »


Grantham Workshop | Thomas Stoerk “Challenges for regulation in developing countries: evidence from air pollution control in China

Grantham Workshop | Thomas Stoerk “Challenges for regulation in developing countries: evidence from air pollution control in China

Grantham Workshop Thomas Stoerk 21 Sep 2016

Thomas Stoerk, a Research Student at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, will be the speaker for this seminar.


RSS | Juan-Pablo Montero

Research Seminar Serie 13 May 2015

Juan-Pablo Montero of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile will be the speaker for this seminar. Abstract for Juan-Pablo’s paper: “Adopting a cleaner technology: The effect of driving restrictions on fleet turnover” … read more »