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Carbon pricing, decarbonisation and digitalisation: the future of and the challenges to the EU climate & energy policy

2019 Policy Paper | Climate

Author(s): BORGHESI Simone, GLACHANT Jean-Michel

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Carbon pricing is of crucial importance for decarbonisation and provides a solid economic framework for unifying the EU climate and energy policy strategy. The EU […]

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The impact of the EU Emissions Trading System on competitiveness and carbon leakage

2018 Working paper | Climate

Author(s): VERDE Stefano

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Concerns about the potential negative effects on domestic firms’ international competitiveness and ensuing carbon leakage are the main obstacle to the unilateral use of carbon […]

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The International Dimension of the EU Emissions Trading System

2018 Policy Brief | Climate

Author(s): BORGHESI Simone, VERDE Stefano, ZHU Tong

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  The international dimension of an emissions trading system (ETS) pertains to the capacity of its regulation to produce economic and environmental effects overseas, whether […]

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Energy Poverty Alleviation and its Consequences on Climate Change Mitigation and African Economic Development

2017 Policy Brief | Climate

Author(s): ALLOISIO Isabella, BONAN Jacopo, CARRARO Carlo, DAVIDE Marinella, HAFNER Manfred, TAGLIAPIETRA Simone, TAVONI Massimo

Editor(s): TAVONI Massimo

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Energy access in Africa is a key policy priority, given the strict inter-relation between energy, economic growth and sustainability. The current and projected trends on […]

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Free Allowance Allocation in the EU ETS

2017 Policy Brief | Climate

Author(s): LABANDEIRA Xavier, MARCANTONINI Claudio, TEIXIDO-FIGUERAS Jordi, VERDE Stefano

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In the EU ETS, free allowance allocation is used to safeguard the competitiveness of the regulated industries and to avoid carbon leakage. In Phase I […]

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The Signaling Effect of Gasoline Taxes and its distributional Implications

2017 Working paper | Climate

Author(s): TIEZZI Silvia, VERDE Stefano

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Elasticities of Car Fuels at Times of Economic Crisis: An Empirical Analysis for Spain

2017 Working paper | Climate

Author(s): BAKHATA Mohcine, LABANDEIRA Xavier, LABEAGA José M., LÓPEZ-OTERO Xiral

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The EU ETS and its Interactions with other Climate and Energy Policies

2017 Policy Brief | Climate

Author(s): LABANDEIRA Xavier, MARCANTONINI Claudio, TEIXIDO-FIGUERAS Jordi, VERDE Stefano

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The current EU climate end energy package includes several policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2020. The main instru-ment is the EU Emission […]

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Low-carbon Innovation and Investment in the EU ETS

2017 Policy Brief | Climate

Author(s): LABANDEIRA Xavier, MARCANTONINI Claudio, TEIXIDO-FIGUERAS Jordi, VERDE Stefano

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The empirical literature indicates that, in Phases I and II, the impact of the EU ETS on low-carbon innovation was moderate. The findings of one […]

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Renewable Energy Intermittency and its Impact on Thermal Generation

2016 Working paper | Climate

Author(s): GRAF Christoph, MARCANTONINI Claudio

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Electricity production from renewable sources generally displaces thermal generation, which leads to lower CO2 emissions in the power sector. However, the intermittent nature of many […]

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