All pages with keywords: carbon prices

What is a carbon price and why do we need one?

What is a carbon price and why do we need one?

A carbon price is a cost applied to carbon pollution to encourage polluters to reduce the amount of greenhouse gas they emit into the atmosphere. Economists widely agree that introducing … read more »


Staying with the leaders: Europe’s path to a successful low-carbon economy

Staying with the leaders: Europe’s path to a successful low-carbon economy

a policy paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato 6 February, 2014

Neuhoff, K., Acworth, W., Dechezleprêtre, A., Dröge, S., Sartor, O., Sato, M., Schleicher, S., and Schopp, A. 2014. Climate Strategies. Berlin, Germany and London, UK.


Energy use policies and carbon pricing in the UK

Energy use policies and carbon pricing in the UK

a policy report by Samuela Bassi, Alex Bowen, Samuel Fankhauser 4 November, 2013

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A macroeconomic perspective on climate change mitigation: Meeting the financing challenge

A macroeconomic perspective on climate change mitigation: Meeting the financing challenge

a working paper by Alex Bowen, Emanuele Campiglio 1 August, 2013

–  Forthcoming in Climate Change Economics (August 2014) (read article) Transitioning to a low-carbon economy will require significant investment to transform energy systems, alter the built … read more »


Economic instruments for climate change

Economic instruments for climate change

a research article by Cameron Hepburn 21 March, 2013

Reference Meckling, J., and Hepburn, C. 2013. Economic instruments for climate change. In: The Handbook of Global Climate and Environment Policy (Falkner, R. [ed.]). Wiley-Blackwell.


The treatment of risk and uncertainty in the US Social Cost of Carbon for Regulatory Impact Analysis

The treatment of risk and uncertainty in the US Social Cost of Carbon for Regulatory Impact Analysis

a research article by Simon Dietz 24 May, 2012

This note considers the treatment of risk and uncertainty in the recently established ‘social cost of carbon’ (SCC) for analysis of federal regulations in the United States. It argues … read more »


The Australian Government’s proposals for a carbon pricing policy

The Australian Government’s proposals for a carbon pricing policy

a commentary by Cameron Hepburn 2 August, 2011

Australia’s Government has put forward a carbon pricing package which is, in some respects, as significant as the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS). The scheme promises to be a cost-effective … read more »