All pages with keywords: Brexit

Linking permit markets multilaterally

Linking permit markets multilaterally

a research article by Baran Doda, Simon Quemin, Luca Taschini 1 November, 2019

We formally study the determinants, magnitude and distribution of efficiency gains generated in multilateral linkages between permit markets. We provide two novel decomposition results for these gains, characterize individual preferences … read more »

Creating a separate UK trading scheme for emissions the worst system of carbon pricing after Brexit

Press release 2 August, 2019

Carbon tax with “citizens’ dividend” one of best ways for UK to reach net zero by 2050 If the UK is to leave the EU Emissions Trading System as part … read more »

Global lessons for the UK in carbon taxes

Global lessons for the UK in carbon taxes

a policy publication by Josh Burke, Rebecca Byrnes, Sam Fankhauser 2 August, 2019

This policy brief analyses global trends in carbon taxation and differences in tax design around the world to draw out lessons for the design of a possible new carbon tax for the UK, as the country plans how to meet its ambitious new net-zero emissions target and how it prices carbon after Brexit. 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 »

Brexit will not dent London’s green finance ambitions

Commentary 11 February, 2019

The structural shifts underway to tackle climate change and other environmental issues mean there is huge potential for further growth in green finance despite challenges ahead, writes Roger Gifford for the Sustainable Finance Leadership Series. read more »

What does the October 2018 Budget mean for UK carbon pricing in a no-deal Brexit?

a commentary by Josh Burke 30 October, 2018

To tax or to trade – that is the question. Following the October Budget, and as Brexit looms, Josh Burke assesses the policy landscape around carbon pricing in the UK. read more »

Consultation response: Environmental principles and governance after EU exit

a policy publication by Alyssa Gilbert, Maria Carvalho 5 September, 2018

This submission was made to Defra’s consultation on environmental principles and governance after the UK leaves the European Union. read more »

Why is low-carbon investment dropping in the UK?

Why is low-carbon investment dropping in the UK?

a commentary by Sini Matikainen, Victoria Druce 16 May, 2018

A new report from the UK’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) warns of a ‘dramatic and worrying collapse’ in green investment in the UK, which is at a 10-year low. This … read more »

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GIB going, going, gone! The future of the Green Investment Bank and sustainable investment in the UK

a commentary by Sini Matikainen 18 August, 2017

The sale of the government-backed Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3bn to a consortium led by Macquarie Group Limited has been completed this week. The sale has been met with criticism, … read more »

At your service: how exporting more low-carbon services could enhance the UK’s future prosperity

a commentary by Maria Carvalho 16 August, 2017

The future of the UK’s trade with the EU and beyond is currently uncertain. What is certain is that the UK will need to secure trade deals to guarantee its … read more »