All pages with keywords: international agreement

Have international pollution protocols made a difference?

a working paper by Elisabeth Isaksen 6 December, 2018

This analysis investigated three international agreements to mitigate cross-border environmental pollution and found them to have directly led to sizeable reductions in pollutants. The findings suggest that protocols of this kind can be an effective tool to induce countries to reduce their emissions. read more »


Trust and CO2 emissions: Cooperation on a global scale

a working paper by Ara Jo, Stefano Carattini 23 March, 2018

This paper finds that the culture of cooperation sustained by trust within a country positively affects international cooperative behaviour, showing that an increase in trust between citizens results in larger cuts in carbon dioxide emissions. read more »


What is the state of international climate talks?

The 2015 negotiations in Paris under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) delivered a historic global, legally-binding agreement targeting the objective of keeping global warming to well below … read more »


Grantham seminar | Export coal in a changing economic climate: the economics and politics of a moratorium on new coal mines

Seminar 19 Aug 2015

Richard Denniss, Chief Economist at The Australian Institute, presents this seminar which focuses on the scope of planned coal mine expansions in Australia and Indonesia and goes on to explore the case for a moratorium on new coal mines. read more »


Spaces for Agreement: a theory of time-stochastic dominance and an application to climate change

Spaces for Agreement: a theory of time-stochastic dominance and an application to climate change

Grantham Workshop Simon Dietz 16 Oct 2013

Part of the Grantham Workshop: a public forum for researchers at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, and associates, to exchange ideas and get feedback on … read more »


Public Goods Agreements with Other Regarding Preferences

Grantham Workshop 2 Dec 2011

Why cooperation occurs when noncooperation appears to be individually rational has been an issue in economics for at least a half century. In the 1960s and 1970s, the context was … read more »


Les 27 doivent s’entendre pour accélérer la croissance verte

Les 27 doivent s’entendre pour accélérer la croissance verte

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 24 January, 2014

Par Laurence Tubiana (Professeur à Sciences Po), Teresa Ribera (conseillère sur le changement climatique à l’Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales (Iddri)) et Nicholas Stern (Président de la … read more »


The US and China must show leadership on climate change

The US and China must show leadership on climate change

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 11 December, 2013

Nicholas Stern: As the European Union dithers, the world’s two biggest carbon emitters must work together to help countries reach a climate deal in 2015 the Guardian


The new energy-industrial revolution and an international agreement on climate change

The new energy-industrial revolution and an international agreement on climate change

a research article by Nicholas Stern 5 August, 2012

Nicholas Stern and James Rydge, Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy V.1, pp.1-1, 2012.


Cancun: the glass half full

Cancun: the glass half full

a commentary by Michael Jacobs 16 December, 2010

Cancun will restore confidence among governments and business that action is going to occur, writes Michael Jacobs, and that makes progress more likely Inside Story