All pages with keywords: climate policy

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 »


Muddled and inflated figures about power decarbonisation

Muddled and inflated figures about power decarbonisation

a commentary by Bob Ward 21 December, 2016

It is vitally important that the public debate about the UK’s options for managing the risks of climate change is based on reliable and authoritative information about the costs. Unfortunately, … read more »


Implications of Brexit on Climate Policy

Implications of Brexit on Climate Policy

a policy presentation by Maria Carvalho, Sam Fankhauser 16 December, 2016

Presentation given at the Britain and Europe: Towards Brexit? LSE Workshop on 6 December 2016.


Effective and geographically balanced? An output based assessment of non-state climate actions

Effective and geographically balanced? An output based assessment of non-state climate actions

a research article by Sander Chan, Robert Falkner, Matthew Goldberg, Harro van Asselt 21 November, 2016

Climate actions by non-state and subnational actors are an important complement to the multilateral climate regime and the associated contributions made by national governments. Although such actions hold much potential, … read more »


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