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  • 10-December-2009

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    Improving the policy framework in Japan to address climate change

    Japan, a relatively energy-efficient country, has been active in combating climate change. Under the Kyoto Protocol, Japan is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 6% relative to 1990 over the period 2008-12.

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  • 30-September-2009

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    Economic Survey of Japan 2009: Improving the policy framework in Japan to address climate change

    To achieve its targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a cost-effective manner, Japan should create a mandatory and comprehensive emission trading system, supplemented if necessary, by carbon taxes.

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  • 18-September-2009

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    OECD Conference on the Economics of Climate Change (18 September 2009)

    The Conference was an opportunity for high level experts, decision-makers and representatives from civil society to get together and discuss ways to address global climate change mitigation and adaptation issues in a consensual and econo

  • 1-July-2009

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    The incentives to participate in and the stability of international climate coalitions: a game-theoretic approach using the WITCH Model

    This paper uses WITCH, an integrated assessment model with a game-theoretic structure, to explore the prospects for, and the stability of broad coalitions to achieve ambitious climate change mitigation action.

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  • 3-June-2009

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    The economics of climate change mitigation: how to build the necessary global action in a cost-effective manner

    This paper examines the cost of a range of national, regional and global mitigation policies and the corresponding incentives for countries to participate in ambitious international mitigation actions.

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  • 3-June-2009

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    The economics of climate change mitigation: how to build the necessary global action in a cost-effective manner

    This paper examines the cost of a range of national, regional and global mitigation policies and the corresponding incentives for countries to participate in ambitious international mitigation actions.

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  • 17-April-2009

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    Co-benefits of climate change mitigation policies: literature review and new results

    There are local air pollution benefits from pursuing greenhouse gases emissions mitigation policies, which lower the net costs of emission reductions and thereby may strengthen the incentives to participate in a global climate change mitigation agreement.

  • 7-April-2009

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    Assessing the impacts of climate change: A literature review

    Climate change is expected to have significant implications for the world economy and for many areas of human activity. A main conclusion of the review is that there are large uncertainties, which are not fully reflected in existing estimates of global impacts of climate change in monetary units.

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  • 10-February-2009

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    The role of R&D and technology diffusion in climate change mitigation: new perspectives using the WITCH Model

    This paper uses the WITCH model, a computable general equilibrium model with endogenous technological change, to explore the impact of various climate policies on energy technology choices and the costs of stabilising greenhouse gas concentrations.

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  • 4-March-2008

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    NERO/OECD Workshop

    The purpose of the workshop is to confront views and new results from model-based research regarding future GHG emissions trends, the appropriate policy instruments to achieve given targets and the incentives for countries to adopt them.

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