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Simon Dietz and Sam Fankhauser

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Relevant research

Dietz, S., C. Hope, et al. (2007a). "Some economics of 'dangerous' climate change: reflections on the Stern Review." Global Environmental Change 17(3-4): 311-325.

Dietz, S., C. Hope, et al. (2007b). "Reflections on the Stern Review (1): a robust case for strong action to reduce the risks of climate change." World Economics 8(1): 121-168.

Dietz, S. and S. Fankhauser (2010). "Environmental prices, uncertainty, and learning." Oxford Review of Economic Policy 26(2): 270-284.

Dietz, S. (2011). "High impact, low probability? An empirical analysis of risk in the economics of climate change." Climatic Change 103(3): 519-541.

Fankhauser, S. and C. Hepburn (2010). “Designing carbon markets part I and II”, Energy Policy, 38(8): 4363-4370 and 4381-4387. and

Gruell G. and L. Taschini (2011). "Cap-and-Trade Properties Under Different Hybrid Scheme Designs”, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 61(1): 107-118.

Townshend, T., S. Fankhauser, R. Aybar, M. Collins, T. Landesman, M Nachmany and C Pavese (2013). “How national legislation can help to solve climate change”, Nature Climate Change, 3(May): 430-432.

Nachmany, M., Fankhauser, S., Townshend, T., Collins, M. Landesman, T., Matthews, A., Pavese, C., Rietig, K., Schleifer, P. and Setzer, J. (2014). “The GLOBE Climate Legislation Study: A Review of Climate Change Legislation in 66 Countries. Fourth Edition.” London: GLOBE International and the Grantham Research Institute, London School of Economics. file:///H:/Globe2014.pdf

Evidence of impact

DECC (2009). Carbon Valuation in UK Policy Appraisal: A Revised Approach. London.

Dietz, S. (2007). Review of DEFRA paper: “The Social Cost of Carbon and the Shadow Price of Carbon: what they are and how to use them in Economic Appraisal in the UK”. London, London School of Economics and Political Science. Mimeo LSE Research Online ID: 21613

Hepburn, C., Chapman, S., Doda, B., Duffy, C., Fankhauser, S., Rydge, J., Smith, K., Taschini, L., and Vitelli, A. (2012). The 'surrender charge' on international units in the Australian ETS. Policy paper, Grantham Research Institute, London, UK. 

Globe International (2011). Emissions Trading: Lessons Learned from Europe and Recommendations to Countries Developing New Schemes, mimeo, unpublished. Confidential: available from LSE on request.

Relevant video and audio

Simon Dietz interview with the Upside on climate change:

Simon Dietz presentation at the Graduate Institute, Geneva on ‘The Future of Negotiating Climate Change’:

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