All pages with keywords: policy

What are Britain’s carbon budgets?

What are Britain’s carbon budgets?

Carbon budgets were introduced in the UK under the 2008 Climate Change Act. Each carbon budget provides a five-year, statutory cap on total greenhouse gas emissions, which should not be … read more »


Beliefs, politics, and environmental policy

a research article by Antony Millner, 23 August, 2016

Experts and the general public often perceive environmental problems differently. Moreover, regulatory responses to environmental issues often do not coincide with consensus expert recommendations. These two facts are mutually … read more »


Special Interests and the Media: Theory and an Application to Climate Change

Public Lecture 19 Jan 2015

Public Lecture hosted jointly by the Grantham Research Institute and the Department of Economics Abstract: This talk will use tools from game theory and economics to study how special interests compete … read more »


Green Growth: Empirical Policy Evaluation Workshop

Public Lecture 2 Oct 2013

Presentations made by: Antoine Dechezleprêtre, LSE – Knowledge spillovers from clean and dirty technologies: A patent citation analysis (joint with Ralf Martin and Myra Mohnen) Pierre Mohnen, UNU-MERIT and Maastricht … read more »


Which is better: carbon tax or cap-and-trade?

FAQ

Which is better: carbon tax or cap-and-trade? read more »


Ten principles for an effective business and innovation policy in the UK

Ten principles for an effective business and innovation policy in the UK

a commentary by Dimitri Zenghelis 20 May, 2012

The Growth Factory: 21st century industrial strategy for the UK. May 2012. Online article no longer available.


Green growth: paradigm shift or just spin?

Green growth: paradigm shift or just spin?

a commentary by Alex Bowen, Sam Fankhauser 26 August, 2011

There is much talk at the moment about green growth – environmentally sustainable, biodiverse, low-carbon and climate-resilient growth in human prosperity. Climate & Development Knowledge Network