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Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies

Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Ralf Martin, Myra Mohnen 13 October, 2017

Government policy in support of innovation often varies across technology areas. An important example are climate change policies that typically try to support so-called clean technologies that avoid greenhouse gas pollution and hamper dirty technologies that are associated with polluting emissions. This paper explores the economic consequences of such policy moves in the short run. read more »


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GIB going, going, gone! The future of the Green Investment Bank and sustainable investment in the UK

a commentary by Sini Matikainen 18 August, 2017

The sale of the government-backed Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3bn to a consortium led by Macquarie Group Limited has been completed this week. The sale has been met with criticism, … read more »


At your service: how exporting more low-carbon services could enhance the UK’s future prosperity

a commentary by Maria Carvalho 16 August, 2017

The future of the UK’s trade with the EU and beyond is currently uncertain. What is certain is that the UK will need to secure trade deals to guarantee its … read more »


The climate impact of quantitative easing

The climate impact of quantitative easing

a policy paper by Sini Matikainen, Emanuele Campiglio, Dimitri Zenghelis 30 May, 2017

Note that an 8-page policy brief for decision-makers that draws on the full 36-page paper is available.  Headline issue Both climate change and the low-carbon transition are likely to have … read more »


How to reverse the dangerous decline in low-carbon innovation

a commentary by Antoine Dechezleprêtre 24 October, 2016

Greater public funding for low-carbon R&D and higher and stable carbon pricing mechanisms are essential to achieve Paris climate goals says Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Associate Professorial Research Fellow at the Institute. read more »


Why the end of DECC could be good news on climate change

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser 18 July, 2016

What does the creation of a new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) mean for climate change policy? The move has variously been described as the abolition of … read more »


Grantham seminar | Prof. John A. Mathews: “Greening of industry: China’s green development model as driver”

Grantham seminar | Prof. John A. Mathews: “Greening of industry: China’s green development model as driver”

Seminar Dimitri Zenghelis 12 May 2016

Grantham seminar introduced and chaired by Dimitri Zenghelis, Co-Head of Climate Policy at the Grantham Research Institute Western industrialism has achieved miracles, promoting unprecedented levels of prosperity and raising hundreds … read more »


Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market

Environmental Policy and Directed Technological Change: Evidence from the European Carbon Market

a research article by Raphael Calel, Antoine Dechezleprêtre 4 March, 2016

This paper investigates the impact of the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) on technological change, exploiting installations level inclusion criteria to estimate the System’s causal impact on firms’ … read more »


‘Green growth’ and the new Industrial Revolution

‘Green growth’ and the new Industrial Revolution

a policy report by Alex Bowen, Chris Duffy, Sam Fankhauser 26 January, 2016

This policy brief summarises the main policy implications of a two-year research programme, sponsored by the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), which aimed to contribute to the growing evidence base on green growth. read more »


Book launch | India: the sustainable green growth challenge

Book Launch 14 Oct 2015

Jairam Ramesh will be launching his new book Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India read more »


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