All pages with keywords: research and development

Sustaining investment in climate innovation

Sustaining investment in climate innovation

a policy publication by Antoine Dechezleprêtre 15 March, 2017

Part of a series of Climate Innovation Insights published by Climate-KIC. Key messages Limiting global warming to 1.5°C, the target under the Paris Agreement, will require massive investments in low-carbon … read more »


Strategic conflicts on the horizon: R&D incentives for environmental technologies

Strategic conflicts on the horizon: R&D incentives for environmental technologies

a research article by Daniel Heyen 1 November, 2016

Technological innovation is a key strategy for tackling climate change and other environmental problems. The required R&D expenditures however are substantial and fall on self-interested countries. Thus, the prospects … read more »


Strategic conflicts on the horizon: R&D incentives for environmental technologies

Strategic conflicts on the horizon: R&D incentives for environmental technologies

a research article by Daniel Heyen 25 October, 2016

Technological innovation is a key strategy for tackling climate change and other environmental problems. The required R&D expenditures however are substantial and fall on self-interested countries. Thus, the prospects … read more »


Do tax incentives for research increase firm innovation? An RD design for R&D

a working paper by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, Elias Einiö, Ralf Martin, Kieu-Trang Nguyen, John Van Reenen 17 March, 2016

We present the first evidence showing causal impact of research and development (R&D) tax incentives on innovation outcomes. We exploit a change in the asset-based size thresholds for eligibility for … read more »


Lord Stern welcomes announcement that 20 major economies will double clean energy R&D investment

Press release 30 November, 2015

Lord Stern responds to a pledge made by 20 countries to double government investment in clean energy innovation to US$20 billion over five years. read more »


RSS | David Popp “Using scientific publications to evaluate Government R&D spending: The case of energy”

Research Seminar Serie 6 May 2015

David Popp of Syracuse University will be the speaker for this seminar. Abstract for David’s paper: “Using Scientific Publications to Evaluate Government R&D Spending: The Case of Energy” The mix … read more »


Meteorology needs bold leadership to build public trust in climate research

Meteorology needs bold leadership to build public trust in climate research

a commentary by Bob Ward 8 January, 2013

The Royal Meteorological Society must step forward to demonstrate the leadership that the profession so badly needs The Guardian


Do market-based instruments really induce more environmental R&D? A test using US panel data

Do market-based instruments really induce more environmental R&D? A test using US panel data

a working paper 27 November, 2012

This paper was updated in January 2013 National governments are considering increasing spending on greenhouse gas mitigation R&D by billions of dollars per year at a … read more »


More investment needed in UK’s research base

More investment needed in UK’s research base

a commentary by Bob Ward 5 February, 2011

Sir, The closure of Pfizer’s research centre in Kent (Reports, February 2) will deal yet another blow to the UK’s international competitiveness. Financial Times – registration required.


UK science allocation: more gloom

UK science allocation: more gloom

a commentary by Bob Ward 20 December, 2010

You might be forgiven for thinking that today’s announcement of how the science budget will be divided up is good news. The chair of Research Councils UK, Alan Thorpe, says: … read more »