All pages with keywords: energy policy
To what extent are different energy sources subsidised around the world? Renewable energy comes from sources that are not depleted when used but are replenished naturally. They include wind, solar, … read more »
Presentation given at ‘The impact of Brexit on the UK and European energy markets’ conference organised by Florence School of Regulation, European University Institute on 30 March 2017.
Energy systems are subject to strong and long-lived path dependence, owing to technological, infrastructural, institutional and behavioural lock-ins. Yet, with the prospect of providing accessible cheap energy to stimulate economic … read more »
Fouquet, Roger (2016). In: Durlauf, Steven N. and Blume, Lawrence E., (eds.) The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Palgrave Macmillan.
An important achievement of the UNFCCC meeting in Paris was that for the first time all countries, including developing countries, submitted the actions they proposed to take to reduce emissions in … read more »
This policy paper was submitted to HM Treasury in response to its consultation on ‘Reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape’. read more »
Bob Ward, Director of Policy and Communications, responds to a speech by Amber Rudd, UK Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, in which she announces that the UK will close down its remaining coal-fired power stations by 2025 if they are not equipped to stop greenhouse gases and other pollution from escaping into the atmosphere. read more »
A cost-effective balance between taxes on fossil fuel pollution and support for cleaner alternatives
There is a danger that the current tinkering to subsidies and taxes affecting renewables in the UK will result in incoherence that will hinder efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. read more »
Grantham Seminar – Promoting energy efficiency in the housing sector: Economic analysis of Spain’s experience
The Grantham Research Institute invites you to attend our upcoming Seminar featuring Ibon Galarraga, Deputy Director and Research Professor at the Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3). Ibon will be … read more »