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graph of trust correlation with compliance

Businesses from trusting countries are more likely to comply with environmental regulations

a commentary by Ara Jo 5 July, 2018

What affects how compliant businesses are with environmental regulations? Traditional enforcement measures such as fines and inspections by authorities can be an effective deterrent for rule-breaking. Recent research has also … read more »


How do emissions trading systems work?

FAQ

Emissions trading, also known as ‘cap and trade’, is a cost-effective way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. To incentivise firms to reduce their emissions, a government sets a cap on … read more »


Trust, compliance and international regulation

Trust, compliance and international regulation

a working paper by Ara Jo 4 June, 2018

This paper uses data on the compliance of installations regulated under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme to investigate how the levels of trust in a country affect the compliance of firms with regulations on climate change. 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 »


Adopt or innovate: Understanding technological responses to cap-and-trade

Adopt or innovate: Understanding technological responses to cap-and-trade

a working paper by Raphael Calel 18 May, 2018

This paper presents new evidence that the EU Emissions Trading System may have encouraged innovation rather than simply encouraging polluters to adopt existing abatement technologies. read more »


Linking permit markets multilaterally

a working paper by Baran Doda, Simon Quemin, Luca Taschini 13 March, 2018

This paper develops a novel theoretical tool with which a jurisdiction can evaluate the economic gains it can expect to obtain by linking its emissions trading system (ETS) to one, two or many ETSs at the same time. read more »


Consultation response: ‘Industrial Heat Recovery Support Programme’

Consultation response: ‘Industrial Heat Recovery Support Programme’

a briefing note by Isabella Neuweg, Misato Sato 16 January, 2018

This paper responds to a question on overcoming potential barriers to the uptake of recoverable heat technologies in industry in the UK Government’s call for evidence on the Industrial Heat Recovery Support programme. read more »


Consultation response: ‘Clean Growth Strategy’

Consultation response: ‘Clean Growth Strategy’

a briefing note by Bob Ward, Sini Matikainen 4 January, 2018

This is a submission to the consultation on the UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy, with comments on the overall strategy and key sections. read more »


Benchmarks for emissions trading – general principles for emissions scope

Benchmarks for emissions trading – general principles for emissions scope

a working paper by Misato Sato, Karsten Neuhoff, Vera Zipperer 20 December, 2017

Benchmarks within emissions trading schemes are used to determine the level of free allocation of permits to sectors at the risk of carbon leakage. This paper analyses how the design of such benchmarks can impact on firms’ production decisions and create efficient incentives for production and technology choices. read more »



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