All pages with keywords: climate policy

Legislating for a low carbon and climate resilient transition: learning from international experiences

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova 14 March, 2019

This paper aims to inform policy experts, legislators and decision makers on recent trends in climate change policy-making around the world and draws on the lessons learnt in relation to … read more »


China’s national carbon emissions trading scheme: lessons from the pilot emission trading schemes, academic literature, and known policy details

China’s national carbon emissions trading scheme: lessons from the pilot emission trading schemes, academic literature, and known policy details

a research article by Thomas Stoerk 27 January, 2019

Upon completion, China’s national emissions trading scheme (C-ETS) will be the largest carbon market in the world. Recent research has evaluated China’s seven pilot ETSs launched from 2013 on, and … read more »


‘Creative (Climate) Communications: Productive Pathways for Science, Policy and Society’

Seminar 1 Mar 2019

Dr Max Boykoff Director, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) Fellow, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, University of Colorado-Boulder Deputy Editor, … read more »


Mexico’s General Law on Climate Change: Key achievements and challenges ahead

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova, Sandra L Guzman Luna 19 November, 2018

In 2012 Mexico became the first large oil-producing emerging economy to adopt climate legislation. This study assesses the impact of the General Law on Climate Change to date and draws lessons learnt for Mexico and other countries that are currently developing climate change legislation. read more »


International and sectoral variation in industrial energy prices 1995–2015

International and sectoral variation in industrial energy prices 1995–2015

a research article by Misato Sato, Gregor Singer, Damien Dussaux, Stefania Lovo 15 November, 2018

– External link to paper – External link to data Energy price rises for industry are a major political concern. Access to cheap energy is often considered a key factor … read more »


President Trump’s inaction on climate change is putting UK’s national security at risk, British researchers warn Prime Minister

Press release 9 July, 2018

More than 130 of the United Kingdom’s climate change researchers have urged the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, to challenge President Trump about climate change during his visit later this … read more »


First ever EU-wide climate court case asks for more ambition in cutting emissions

a commentary by Joana Setzer 30 May, 2018

Last week families from across the EU launched the first strategic climate court case against the European Union (EU). Some European governments have already been challenged in court on their … read more »


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

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


Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement: what next for international climate policy?

a commentary by Robert Falkner 5 June, 2017

How damaging is Trump’s move to the Paris Agreement and international climate policy? And what can be done to contain the ‘Trump effect’? read more »


What can we expect from French President Macron on climate change?

a commentary by Estelle Rouhaud 11 May, 2017

Will the new French president, Emmanuel Macron, be indifferent or ambitious when it comes to action on climate change asks Estelle Rouhaud in this commentary article.
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