In this book, Richard Rosenzweig, describes the policies proposed and adopted in the first generation of climate change policy-making including the Kyoto Protocol and the carbon markets and assesses their failure to halt the increases of rising emissions of greenhouse gases
Étiqueté : carbon market
The Rebound Effect and Energy Efficiency Policy ; European Natural Gas Seasonal Effects on Futures Hedging ; Integrated Environmental Assessment of Future Energy Scenarios Based on Economic Equilibrium Models ; Implications of Weak Near-term Climate Policies on Long-term Mitigation Pathways…
Current climate change strategies seem increasingly incapable of averting planetary catastrophe. The United Nations (UN) strategy places responsibility for CO2 reduction on governments, but governments by nature seek lower burdens…
Economic Analysis of the Potential Mechanisms of Coupling of the European Carbon Market with Emerging Countries
Thèse de Claire Gavard, soutenue le 3 décembre 2013 à l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
This paper looks at the relationship between the carbon market and a new climate change agreement, to be finalised in Paris in 2015…
A Comparative Study between the European Union and China
The IETA report captures the growing number of government actions to address climate change through market approaches, from the EU to California, China, South Korea, Kazakhstan, South Africa and elsewhere.
Transaction costs are major challenge to moving forward toward low-carbon economic growth, as new technologies or policies tend to have higher transaction costs compared with those in the business as usual situation. However, neither a well-developed theoretical foundation nor a consensus interpretation is available for those transaction costs in the existing literature…
This FEEM paper uses scenarios generated by the integrated assessment model WITCH to study trade of woody biomass from multiple perspectives: the volume of biomass traded, its value, the impact on other power generation technologies and on marginal abatement costs.
A Resources for the Future Discussion Paper
This CEPS paper examines the assumptions, objectives, scope, components and functions of a Framework for Various Approaches, with a view to creating the right conditions in which a well-functioning global carbon market can emerge
a study on the design options for the new market mechanism agreed under the UN climate change convention. The study, carried out by a consortium of consultants, will assist the Commission in negotiations at the forthcoming Doha climate conference on setting up the new mechanism, which was agreed at last year’s conference in Durban.
This IETA publication is a comprehensive guide to the latest developments in global carbon markets, bringing together market specialists in a series of expert contributions
A special issue of Environmental Politics
This working paper surveys key central government documents and articles by China’s leading energy academics to investigate the ideas influencing China’s new energy and climate policies