Energy Security in Europe moves the policy debates on energy security beyond a consideration of its seemingly objective nature. It also provides a series of contributions that shed light on the conditions under which similar material factors are met with very different energy security policies and divergent discourses across Europe…
Étiqueté : environmental policy
A plethora of integrated assessment models (IAMs) have been con- structed and used to estimate the social cost of carbon (SCC) and evaluate alternative
abatement policies. These models have crucial flaws that make them close to useless as tools for policy analysis…
This paper reviews the literature on environmentally friendly technological change, with a focus on lessons relevant to developing countries
The present book first summarizes the main messages from Blueprint for a Green Economy, published in 1989, and explains why, given rapid and widespread global environmental degradation, they are still relevant. The book then examines the progress since Blueprint for a Green Economy in implementing policies and other measures to improve environmental valuation, accounting and incentives…
“I examines the risk/return tradeoff for environmental investments, and its implications for policy choice. Consider a policy to reduce carbon emissions. To what extent does the value of such a policy depend on the expected future damages from global warming versus uncertainty over those damages, i.e., on the expected benefits from the policy versus their riskiness?…”
Over the past two decades, the international community has struggled to deal constructively with the problem of mitigating climate change. This is considered by many to be the preeminent public policy challenge of our time, but actual policy responses have been relatively modest. This essay provides an abbreviated narrative history of international policy in this domain…
Cette cinquième édition de l’Avenir de l’environnement mondial (GEO-5), rendue publique à la veille de la Conférence de Rio+20, permet d’évaluer 90 des principaux objectifs et cibles environnementaux et de montrer que quatre d’entre eux seulement avaient enregistré des progrès significatifs
This pioneering book provides a comprehensive, rigorous and in-depth analysis of China’s energy and environmental policy for the transition towards a low-carbon economy.
Communication from the commission to the Eeuropean Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the Regions
This article analyses the relationship between environmental attitudes and energy use in the home and for transport by Norwegian households.
This publication presents the main results and policy implications of an OECD survey of more than 10 000 households in 10 countries: Australia, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Italy, Korea, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden.
Mouez Fodha, Thomas Seegmulle. Greqam, janvier 2011. This article analyzes the consequences on capital accumulation and environmental quality of environmental policies financed by public debt.