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Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Many believe economic growth is incompatible with ecological preservation. Green Capital challenges this argument by shifting our focus away from the scarcity of raw materials and toward the ... More


Fixing the carbon price

Dieter Helm

in The Carbon Crunch

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses carbon pricing, which implies that the inputs with a lot of embedded carbon which a company uses to make things and deliver services will become more costly. Companies will ... More


Climate Change: The Challenges of Carbon Pricing

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter presents the assessment methods available for moving from the previously constructed growth model to an understanding of the concrete conditions for the transition to a green economy. ... More


The Carbon Crunch

Dieter Helm

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300186598
eISBN:
9780300188646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300186598.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book explains the causes of climate change and who is responsible for it. It shows that the emissions keep going up, and that nothing of substance has yet been achieved after more than two ... More


Carbon Pricing under Political Constraints: Insights for Accelerating Clean Energy Transitions

Jesse D. Jenkins and Valerie J. Karplus

in The Political Economy of Clean Energy Transitions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198802242
eISBN:
9780191840586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802242.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The economic prescription for mitigating climate change is clear: price carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas emissions to internalize climate damages. In practice, a variety of political ... More


Distributional Impacts in a Comprehensive Climate Policy Package

Gilbert E. Metcalf, Aparna Mathur, and Kevin A. Hassett

in The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter quantifies the effects of climate policy on several different factors that influence household disposable income, focusing specifically on calculating the distributional impact of carbon ... More


Interaction between EU Instruments and Member-State Instruments: The End of CO2 Emissions Trading in Europe?

A. J. Mulder

in Emissions Trading as a Policy Instrument: Evaluation and Prospects

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029285
eISBN:
9780262330435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029285.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

EU member-states rely on both a collectively governed EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) as well as a wide array of national instruments that operate in parallel with the EU ETS. Parallel ... More


Resource Depletion, Climate Change, and Economic Growth1

Andrew Steer

in Towards a Better Global Economy: Policy Implications for Citizens Worldwide in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723455
eISBN:
9780191790065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723455.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Current patterns of energy and natural resource use, agricultural practices, and urbanization seem largely unsustainable and require urgent remediation. Unchecked, these patterns will lead to ... More


The Rise of Carbon-Free Technology

Roger Guesnerie

in Sovereign Wealth Funds and Long-Term Investing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158633
eISBN:
9780231530286
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158633.003.0038
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Climate change is becoming a momentous threat and challenge, demanding a coordinated and massive response from governments and business. There are currently measures in place in various countries ... More


Carbon Prices and Automobile Greenhouse Gas Emissions The Extensive and Intensive Margins

Christopher R. Knittel and Ryan Sandler

in The Design and Implementation of US Climate Policy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226269146
eISBN:
9780226921983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226921983.003.0019
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the transportation sector, analyzing how carbon pricing through either a cap-and-trade system or carbon tax might affect greenhouse gas ... More


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