All pages with keywords: climate policy

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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Carbon pricing in climate policy: seven reasons, complementary instruments, and political economy considerations

Carbon pricing in climate policy: seven reasons, complementary instruments, and political economy considerations

a research article by Stefano Carattini 31 March, 2017

Carbon pricing is a recurrent theme in debates on climate policy. Discarded at the 2009 COP in Copenhagen, it remained part of deliberations for a climate agreement in subsequent … read more »


Grantham Workshop | Elizabeth Baldwin & Karlygash Kuralbayeva ‘Build today, regret tomorrow? Infrastructure and climate policy’

Grantham Workshop | Elizabeth Baldwin & Karlygash Kuralbayeva ‘Build today, regret tomorrow? Infrastructure and climate policy’

Grantham Workshop Karlygash Kuralbayeva, Elizabeth Baldwin 31 May 2017

Elizabeth Baldwin, a Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, and Karlygash Kuralbayeva, a Research Officer  at the Grantham Research Institute … 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 »


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Solving the clinker dilemma with hybrid output-based allocation

a research article by Frédéric Branger, Misato Sato 18 January, 2017

Output-based allocation (OBA) is one of the main options discussed for addressing carbon leakage in emissions trading systems. This paper studies how different OBA designs affect incentives on mitigation … read more »


Effectiveness, earmarking and labeling: testing the acceptability of carbon taxes with survey data

Effectiveness, earmarking and labeling: testing the acceptability of carbon taxes with survey data

a research article by Andrea Baranzini, Stefano Carattini 1 January, 2017

This paper analyzes the drivers of carbon taxes acceptability with survey data and a randomized labeling treatment. Based on a sample of more than 300 individuals, it assesses the … read more »


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