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  • 9-June-2010

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    European energy policy and the transition to a low–carbon economy

    European energy policy faces a number of interrelated challenges, including making the transition to a low–carbon economy, increasing cross–border competition in electricity and gas markets and diversifying Europe’s energy supply.

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  • 27-May-2010

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    A framework for assessing green growth policies

    This paper proposes an analytical framework for assessing policies that will contribute to a better integration of environmental externalities in the pursuit of economic efficiency and growth objectives.

  • 8-March-2010

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    Economic Survey of Norway 2010: Sustainable development: climate change and fisheries policies

    Sustainable development has a key place in Norway’s policy objectives. Norway can refine its indicators, and extend the use of economic incentives and evaluation in climate change and fisheries policy.

  • 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.

  • 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

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 3-June-2009

    English

    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.

  • 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.

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