All pages with keywords: climate change policy

Linking permit markets multilaterally

a working paper by Baran Doda, Simon Quemin, Luca Taschini 13 March, 2018

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. read more »



The credibility of the European Union’s efforts to decarbonise the power sector

The credibility of the European Union’s efforts to decarbonise the power sector

a policy report by Samuela Bassi, Alina Averchenkova, Maria Carvalho 5 December, 2017

This report assesses the credibility of EU member states’ efforts to decarbonise the power sector – with credibility of policy commitments defined as ‘the likelihood that policymakers will keep their promises to implement the pledges or policies they announce’. read more »


Credible, effective and publicly acceptable policies to decarbonise the European Union: Final report

Credible, effective and publicly acceptable policies to decarbonise the European Union: Final report

a policy report by Samuela Bassi, Maria Carvalho, Baran Doda, Sam Fankhauser 5 December, 2017

This report investigates the extent to which current policies and institutional arrangements are fit for purpose for the new decarbonisation phase into which the EU is entering. It summarises the main findings from the Statkraft research programme. read more »


How to make carbon taxes more acceptable

How to make carbon taxes more acceptable

a policy report by Stefano Carattini, Maria Carvalho, Sam Fankhauser 5 December, 2017

Taxing carbon is one of the best ways to incentivise the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions but is often faced with opposition. This report explores practical ways through which carbon taxes can be made more politically attractive. read more »


Cooperation in the climate commons

Cooperation in the climate commons

a working paper by Stefano Carattini, Simon Levin, Alessandro Tavoni 18 January, 2017

This paper surveys the existing empirical evidence on the scope for cooperation in the climate commons and on the effectiveness of possible interventions to spur it. Given the global public … read more »


Trumping progress or Clinton’s clean opportunity – The future of US climate policy after the elections

a commentary by Isabella Neuweg 7 November, 2016

In many respects the United States presidential election of 2016 could be decisive for the US, and the world, not least for the direction of climate policy. While many of … read more »


On the physics of three integrated assessment models

On the physics of three integrated assessment models

a research article by David Stainforth, Raphael Calel 3 November, 2016

Integrated assessment models (IAMs) are the main tools for combining physical and economic analyses to develop and assess climate change policy. Policy makers have relied heavily on three IAMs in … read more »


Climate change policy, innovation and growth

a policy report by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin, Samuela Bassi 18 January, 2016

New clean technologies are urgently required to meet long-term global climate goals. Simulating the development of these technologies has become worldwide policy priority. This policy brief uses the … read more »


Public lecture | International cooperation and climate change

Public Lecture Alina Averchenkova, Fergus Green 23 Jun 2015

Dr Alina Averchenkova, Prof John Broome, Prof Robyn Eckersley and Fergus Green discuss why the international community been faltering on effective climate action and how we can break through the collective-action impasse. read more »


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