All pages with keywords: climate change policy

Cooperation in the climate commons

a research article by Stefano Carattini, Simon Levin, Alessandro Tavoni 10 July, 2019

Climate change is a global externality that has proven difficult to address through formal institutions alone due to the public good properties of climate change mitigation and the lack of … 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 »


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 »


Special Interests and the Media: Theory and an Application to Climate Change

Public Lecture 19 Jan 2015

Public Lecture hosted jointly by the Grantham Research Institute and the Department of Economics Abstract: This talk will use tools from game theory and economics to study how special interests compete … read more »


Managing the climate commons at the nexus of ecology, behaviour and economics

Managing the climate commons at the nexus of ecology, behaviour and economics

a research article by Alessandro Tavoni, Simon Levin 26 November, 2014

Academic contributions to climate change policy have been constrained by methodological and terminological differences, so we discuss how programmes aimed at cross-disciplinary education and involvement in governance may help to unlock scholars’ potential to propose new solutions. read more »


Leaders not plugged in to climate change reality

Leaders not plugged in to climate change reality

a commentary by Bob Ward 2 July, 2012

From Mr Bob Ward. Sir, Your excellent editorial “Learning to live in a changing climate” (July 2) was quite right to question the suggestion by Rex Tillerson, chief executive of … read more »


America’s climate choice: Put up or shut up

America’s climate choice: Put up or shut up

a commentary by Bob Ward 17 May, 2011

A leading article in the 16 May edition of the Washington Post issues a blunt challenge to candidates lining up for the presidential elections in 2012: on climate change, it … read more »