All pages with keywords: uncertainty

The role of stocks and shocks concepts in the debate over price vs. quantity

The role of stocks and shocks concepts in the debate over price vs. quantity

a working paper by Luca Taschini 1 March, 2011

Two simple examples are constructed that help to clarify the role of a key assumption in the analysis of price or quantity controls of greenhouse gases … read more »


Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the UK

Adapting to the impacts of climate change in the UK

a commentary by Nicola Ranger 31 January, 2011

The first set of reports from public bodies setting out what they are doing to adapt to the impacts of climate change on the UK was published by the Department for … read more »


Environmental prices, uncertainty and learning

Environmental prices, uncertainty and learning

a research article by Simon Dietz, Sam Fankhauser 19 August, 2010

There is an increasing demand for putting a shadow price on the environment to guide public policy and incentivize private behaviour. In practice, setting that price can be extremely … read more »


Environmental prices, uncertainty and learning

Environmental prices, uncertainty and learning

a working paper 1 October, 2009

There is an increasing demand for putting a shadow price on the environment to guide public policy and incentivise private behaviour. In practice, setting that price … read more »


The world needs an unbiased risk assessor

The world needs an unbiased risk assessor

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 24 March, 2009

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A new global deal on climate change

A new global deal on climate change

a research article by Nicholas Stern, Cameron Hepburn 17 March, 2008

A global target of stabilizing greenhouse-gas concentrations at between 450 and 550 parts per million carbon-dioxide equivalent (ppm CO2e) has proven robust to recent developments in the science and … read more »