All pages with keywords: climate policy

Cooperation in the climate commons

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 »


Governance of climate change policy: A case study of South Africa

a policy publication by Alina Averchenkova, Kate Elizabeth Gannon, Patrick Curran 26 June, 2019

This report and accompanying 8-page brief examine some of the emerging challenges in climate governance in South Africa and potential solutions. The lessons identified are also relevant for other developing economies. read more »


Why it is important to work with conservative governments like Australia’s on climate change

a commentary by Rebecca Byrnes 28 May, 2019

Rebecca Byrnes sets out three ways to progress climate action in Australia following the re-election of the centre-right Coalition. read more »


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 »