All pages with keywords: economics

Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

a working paper by Julius Andersson 21 March, 2017

Is a carbon tax effective in reducing emissions of greenhouse gases, and thereby mitigating climate change? This paper is one of the first empirical analyses of this question and 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 »


The economics of adaptation and climate-resilient development: lessons from projects for key adaptation challenges

The economics of adaptation and climate-resilient development: lessons from projects for key adaptation challenges

a working paper by Paul Watkiss, Federica Cimato 4 May, 2016

This working paper aims to inform the development community about the current state-of-knowledge and emerging thinking on the economics of adaptation and the application to development. The paper explores a … read more »


Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

an announcement featuring Antoine Dechezleprêtre 16 December, 2014

Title: “Economics of Innovation, Diffusion, Growth and the Environment” Date: 16-18 September 2015 Venue: Royal Society of Arts, London, United Kingdom Deadline for submission of papers: Monday April 27th, 2015 … read more »


Conference | Economics of innovation, diffusion, growth and the environment

This three day conference will cover a wide range of topics in the area of the economics of growth, development and technological change. read more »


How much will it cost to cut global greenhouse gas emissions?

Economists continue to model the costs of investment to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and the different routes these cuts could take to avoid dangerous climate change. Earlier this year, … read more »


Facts and Fictions About New Climate Change Report

in the news Bob Ward 26 September, 2014

Huffington Post, 25th September, 2014: The New Climate Economy Report has been endorsed by a wide range of politicians, businesspeople and commentators since it was published on 16 September, but … read more »


Planetary Economics: macroeconomics and international implications

Public Lecture 6 Nov 2014

Professor Grubb summarises the key arguments in his book, co-authored with Professors Hourcade and Neuhoff, assessing lessons from 20 years of debate on technology, economic dimensions of global energy and … read more »


Ethics, equity and the economics of climate change. Paper 1: science and philosophy

Ethics, equity and the economics of climate change. Paper 1: science and philosophy

a research article by Nicholas Stern 18 August, 2014

This paper examines a broad range of ethical perspectives and principles relevant to the analysis of issues raised by the science of climate change and explores their implications.  A second and companion … read more »


White House report understates impact of climate change

White House report understates impact of climate change

in the news Bob Ward 7 August, 2014

Bob Ward argues that the recent White House report on potential economic impacts of delaying action on climate change underestimated these impacts. read more »


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