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FSR Climate is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Conference on the Economic Assessment of European Climate Policies to take place online on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 December 2022.

The conference will cover the main climate-related existing policies at the EU, national, international and sub-national levels. It will include three sessions on Environmental taxation, Emissions trading, and Energy Transition. In addition, the conference will comprise a keynote speech from Mar REGUANT (Northwestern University), and a policy session focused on the key outcomes of COP27.

The FSR Climate Annual Conference will be held online through Zoom Webinar.

ChairSimone BORGHESI (FSR Climate/EUI & University of Siena)

Thursday 1 December

10:00-12:15 | Session – Environmental taxation
  • Till REQUATE (Kiel University) – Commitment Timing to Environmental Policy and the Adoption of Low-Pollution Technologies: An Experiment [abstract] [slides]
  • Adrien FABRE (CIRED & ETH Zurich) – Fighting Climate Change: International Attitudes Toward Climate Policies [abstract] [slides]
  • Santiago RUBIO (University of Valencia) – Climate Clubs, Border Carbon Adjustment, and Trade Wars [abstract] [slides]
  • Lucy NAGA (Durham University) – Kantian Preferences and Dirty Goods within the Ramsey Model of Optimal Taxation [abstract]
14:15-15:45 | Policy Session on the outcomes of COP27
  • Jos DELBEKE (STG/EUI & KU Leuven)
  • Karen PITTEL (ifo Institute & University of Munich)
  • Jacob WERKSMAN (DG Climate Action)
  • Angela CHURIE KALLHAUGE (Environmental Defense Fund)

More info here.

16:00-17:00 | Keynote Speech
  • Mar REGUANT (Northwestern University) – Successes in the renewable expansion: learning from Spain and Chile  [abstract] [slides]

Friday 2 December

10:00-12:15 | Session – Emissions trading
  • Misato SATO (London School of Economics) – Carbon Leakage, Consumption, and Trade [abstract] [slides]
  • Marie RAUDE (EconomiX) – Firms in the EU ETS: a categorisation based on transaction behaviour [abstract] [slides]
  • Johanna CLUDIUS (Öko-Institut) – An ETS-2 for buildings and road transport: Impacts, vulnerabilities and the role of the Social Climate Fund [abstract] [slides]
  • Michael PAHLE (PIK – Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research) – Fit for climate neutrality? The EU carbon market in 2030 and beyond [abstract] [slides]
 14:00-16:15 | Session – Energy transition
  • Pedro LINARES (Comillas Pontifical University) – How much storage do we need for the energy transition?  [abstract] [slides]
  • Thomas DULAK (Université Libre de Bruxelles) – The dog that didn’t bark: the reaction of financial markets to the court ruling in Milieudefensie v. Royal Dutch Shell plc. [abstract]
  • Elena VERDOLINI (EIEE & University of Brescia) – Policy choice, timing and stringency and the direction of innovation [abstract] [slides]
  • David RAPSON (UC Davis & Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas) – The Electric Ceiling: Limits & Costs of Full Electrification [abstract] [slides]
 16:15-16:30 | Conclusions

The event is organised by EUI with the support of EAERE.

Past editions of the FSR Climate Annual Conference:

FSR Climate Annual Conference 2021

FSR Climate Annual Conference 2020

FSR Climate Annual Conference 2019

FSR Climate Annual Conference 2018

FSR Climate Annual Conference 2017

FSR Climate Annual Conference 2016

FSR Climate Annual Conference 2015


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