All pages with keywords: renewables

The Trump Administration’s proposed replacement for the Clean Power Plan is unfair and increases climate change risks around the world

Press release 21 August, 2018

Bob Ward comments on the publication of the Trump Administration’s alternative to President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. read more »


To build or not to build? Capital stocks and climate policy

To build or not to build? Capital stocks and climate policy

a working paper by Elizabeth Baldwin, Yongyang Cai, Karlygash Kuralbayeva 18 January, 2018

To achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, the use of fossil fuels must peak and then rapidly decline. This research investigates the impact of climate change policy on capital invested in fossil fuel power plants, especially coal – so-called ‘dirty’ assets. read more »


Renewables, allowances markets, and capacity expansion in energy-only markets

Renewables, allowances markets, and capacity expansion in energy-only markets

a working paper by Paolo Falbo, Cristian Pelizzari, Luca Taschini 13 July, 2016

We investigate the combined effect of an Emission Trading System (ETS) and renewable energy sources on electricity generation investment in energy-only markets. We propose a simple representation of the capacity … read more »


Grantham Seminar | The Nordic low-carbon energy transition: insights for the United Kingdom

Seminar 26 Apr 2016

The five Nordic countries of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden have aggressive climate and energy policies in place and have already emerged to be leaders in renewable energy. Denmark is … read more »


RSS | Philippe Quirion “Tradable Renewable Quota vs. Feed-In Tariff vs. Feed-In Premium under Uncertainty”

Research Seminar Serie 4 May 2016

Philippe Quirion, Chargé de recherche (research fellow) CNRS at Centre International de Recherche sur l’Environment et le Developpment, will be the speaker at this event.


‘Clean’ or ‘dirty’ energy: evidence on a renewable energy resource curse

Policy Seminar Caterina Gennaioli 27 Feb 2012

The above paper, written by Caterina Gennaioli and Massimo Tavoni, will be presented. Taking a political economy approach, the link between public support schemes for renewable energy and the potential … read more »


Staying with the leaders: Europe’s path to a successful low-carbon economy

Staying with the leaders: Europe’s path to a successful low-carbon economy

a policy publication by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Misato Sato 6 February, 2014

Neuhoff, K., Acworth, W., Dechezleprêtre, A., Dröge, S., Sartor, O., Sato, M., Schleicher, S., and Schopp, A. 2014. Climate Strategies. Berlin, Germany and London, UK.


Why is Boris Johnson promoting climate change “sceptics”?

Why is Boris Johnson promoting climate change “sceptics”?

a commentary by Bob Ward 1 August, 2012

On Thursday, Boris Johnson will host the second of the Mayor of London 2012 Debates, which he claims are “London’s intellectual contribution to the [Olympic] Games”, and “will help define … read more »