All pages with keywords: climate policy
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 »
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 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’
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Presentation given at the Britain and Europe: Towards Brexit? LSE Workshop on 6 December 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 »