Instruments for Climate Policy

Limited Versus Unlimited Flexibility (New Horizons in Environmental Economics) by Johan Albrecht

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

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  • Global warming,
  • International relations,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Environmental Studies,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Environmental Science,
  • Commercial Policy,
  • Government & Business,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • Air quality management,
  • Carbon taxes,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Emissions trading,
  • United States
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Number of Pages288
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ISBN 101840647590
ISBN 109781840647594

  Governments have a key role to play in the process of climate adaptation, through the development and implementation of public policy. Governments have access to a diverse array of instruments that can be employed to adapt their operations and influence the behaviour of individuals, organizations, and other governments. This book examines numerous empirical examples of policy in action to identify principles for the successful application of market-based policy instruments. Where some market instruments are used to fix market failures by putting a value on environmental protection, others use market-like mechanisms to allocate financial incentives for. Starting from policy development, the policy problem is translated into operational goals, the appropriate instruments are cho sen, and their implementation achieves the goals. This picture of policy as a linear, stepwise activity is an over-simplifi cation. Short Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle Over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States (Studies in Postwar American Political Development) Leah Cardamore Stokes. out of 5 stars Paperback. A Book From the GoodPlanet Foundation Anne Jankéliowitch. out of 5 stars Paperback.

The objective of the book is to explain the EU's climate policies in an accessible way, to demonstrate the step-by-step approach that has been used to develop these policies, and the ways in which they have been tested and further improved in the light of experience. but the challenge has been to put a jigsaw of policy instruments together. mate policies offer potential climate change mitigation and adaptation benefits (medium evidence, medium agreement) [, ]. Direct and indirect linkages between and among sub-national, national, and regional carbon markets are being pursued to improve market efficiency. Yet integrating climate policies raises a. Efficiency and Equity of Climate Change Policy is a comprehensive assessment of the economic effects of climate change policy, addressing the issues with a quantitative modelling approach. The book thus goes beyond the usual statements on the efficiency of economic instruments to identify the way gains and losses are distributed; who gains and who loses. Global climate change was first addressed in United States policy beginning in the early s. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines climate change as "any significant change in the measures of climate lasting for an extended period of time." Essentially, climate change includes major changes in temperature, precipitation, or wind patterns, as well as other effects, that occur.

Policy instruments; Info. Policy instruments. Intro. News. Use of climate-warming fluorinated gases continues to drop across EU. Published: 01 Dec Demand for and use of climate-warming fluorinated gases continues to drop across the European Union, according to the latest annual update of EU progress in phasing down the use of F-gases. An effective strategy for advancing the understanding of climate change also will require (1) a global observing system in support of long-term climate monitoring and prediction, (2) concentration on large-scale modeling through increased, dedicated supercomputing and human resources, and (3) efforts to ensure that climate research is supported. Environmental policy, any measure by a government or corporation or other public or private organization regarding the effects of human activities on the environment, particularly those measures that are designed to prevent or reduce harmful effects on ecosystems. The Institute's newsletter, the Climate Alert, is a source for policy makers on the likely impacts of climate change in the U.S. and abroad. ICLEI-USA: Local Governments for Sustainability ICLEI-USA provides the most widely used standards and software tools for local climate action, and more than 1, local governments around the world have.

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Two distinct categories of policy instruments are pertinent to global climate change. First, domestic policy instruments seek to enable individual nations to achieve their specific targets or goals. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Johan Albrecht.

Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Introduction / Johan Albrecht --Climate policy instruments and strategies / Peter Zapfel and David Gardiner --Economic efficiency of cross-sectoral.

Climate policy instruments have proliferated around the world but the major policy debate remains focused on the choice between carbon taxes and emissions trading schemes as instruments to put a price on carbon dioxide by: 6.

This article is about the instruments that have been adopted by various governments to implement the decided policy on climate change. This article surveys the theoretical literature on instruments, identifying and unpacking key terms, and it sets out two ways to theorize and thus explains observed patterns of instrument selection ‘in practice’, the first based on actor behaviour and the Cited by:   Thomas Sterner's book is an attempt to encourage more widespread and careful use of economic policy instruments.

The book compares the accumulated experiences of the use of economic policy instruments in the U.S. and Europe, as well as Instruments for Climate Policy book rich Cited by: This paper reviews the implications for the carbon price of combining cap-and-trade with other policy instruments.

We find that price intervention may not always have the desired effect. Simply adding a carbon tax to an existing cap-and-trade system reduces the carbon price in the market to such an extent that the overall price signal (tax plus. Presenters and respondents at the day-long event, "Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World," discussed controversial and contentious issues such as the tricky politics of setting carbon price controls, challenges associated with engaging the developing world in climate change mitigation, the role of renewable energy sources in climate.

For instance, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) identifies six basic forms of policy instruments intended to directly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and 53 different proposals for structuring international agreements to limit climate change (Gupta et al., ; see also Aldy and Stavins, ).

Adaptation to Climate Change: Policy instruments for adaptation to climate change in big European cities and metropolitan areas () Description. Local and regional authorities must be recognised as key actors in the adaptation process.

In order to maximise the effectiveness of action at local and regional level and to ensure a consistent. waste management Instruments for Climate Policy book.

Market-Based Instruments The most striking change that has taken place since the first edition of this book is with regard to the employment of economic-incentive or market-based environmental policy instruments, approaches that. Policies, Instruments and Co-operative Arrangements Chapter 13 In practice, climate-related policies are seldom applied in complete isolation, as they overlap with other national polices relating to the environment, forestry, agriculture, waste management, transport and energy and, therefore, in many.

Yet, despite its increasing commitment to addressing climate change – translated into an increased supply of risk mitigation instruments – few risk instruments appear to have been used at a significant scale to support climate related projects.

We identify options that could improve this situation. This book appraises the EU’s climate policy instruments, how initial choices of instrument have been adjusted, how effective they have been, and where we are going in terms of adapting these instruments to the challenges ahead.

It also gives an overview of the international negotiations on climate change. Application of economic instruments for adaptation to climate change Final report Septem CLIMA.C/ETU// Authors: Michael Bräuninger, Sonja Butzengeiger-Geyer, Andrew Dlugolecki, Stefan Hochrainer.

Mohammad Ali PhD, in Sustainability Assessment, Instrument Evaluation. Application of appropriate policy instruments largely determines the policy success. That is why environmental economists, Pearce () and Repetto (), suggested policy intervention and financial compensation to prevent the rain forest destruction.

Muzondo et al. () and Nunnenkamp (). Instruments to Measure Weather Weather is the instantaneous or current state of the atmosphere and is measurable in terms of tempera-ture, atmospheric pressure, humidity, wind speed and direction, cloudiness and precipitation. Climate is the state of the atmosphere over long time periods, such as over years, decades, centuries or greater.

In gen. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Climate Policy and Development: Flexible Instruments and Developing Countries (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The scope of the chapter is defined by the range of feasible international agreements and other policy instruments for cooperation on climate-change mitigation and adaptation.

The disciplinary scope spans the social sciences of economics, political science, international relations, law, public policy, psychology, and sociology; relevant.

This unique textbook offers comprehensive coverage of the economics of climate change and climate policy, and is a suitable guide for advanced undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral students. Topics discussed include the costs and benefits of adaptation and mitigation, discounting, uncertainty, policy instruments, and international s: 'With this book, the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements provides an excellent analysis of the potential instruments and policies available for a new climate regime.

The UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December is a decisive moment for our ability to address a global challenge together.

The book shows that there is no single policy instrument that can bring down greenhouse gas emissions, but the challenge has been to put a jigsaw of policy instruments together that is coherent.

The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (The Lab) identifies, develops, stress tests, and helps launch innovative financial instruments that address investment barriers and drive private finance for energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable transport, climate smart agriculture, nature-based solutions, adaptation & resilience, and other sectors key to a sustainable economy.

The first edition of the Guide to Chinese Climate Policy was released in July (the third hottest month ever recorded).2 My goal was to provide an objective, factual report on climate change policies in the world’s largest emitter.

Since then, trends in China’s response to climate. Advanced Review Carbon pricing in climate policy: seven reasons, complementary instruments, and political economy considerations Andrea Baranzini,1 Jeroen C.

van den Bergh,2,3,4* Stefano Carattini,5 Richard B. Howarth,6 Emilio Padilla7 and Jordi Roca8 Edited by Stéphane Hallegatte, Domain Editor, and Mike Hulme, Editor-in-Chief. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Climate change as a problem of law and policy: the international climate change regime and its European implementation / Michael Bothe and Eckard Rehbinder --The dynamics of the climate negotiations: a focus on the developments and.

In this paper we analyze the concept of interactions between policy instruments addressing environmental, energy and climate change issues.

Although discussion on such policies has been taking place for almost two decades, their interactions are not so sufficiently explored. Initially, we refer to literature on various types of interactions and we classify them.

The Challenge. Climate change is a global problem that will require global cooperation to address. The objective of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which virtually all nations, including the U.S., have ratified, is to stabilize greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations at a level that will not cause “dangerous anthropogenic (human-induced) interference with the.

Thomas Sterner's book is an attempt to encourage more widespread and careful use of economic policy instruments. The book compares the accumulated experiences of the use of economic policy instruments in the U.S.

and Europe, as well as in rich and poor countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Ambitious in scope, it discusses the design of instruments that can be employed in.

Abstract. This chapter provides an introduction and road map to the book entitled The Behavioral Economics of Climate Change and global public goods with behavioral adaptations.

Of today's many global policy issues, the problem of global warming is prominent because of its characteristics as a global public good. ‎Failed attempts at producing ambitious global climate commitments and instruments have made it increasingly important for nation states to deliver climate policies.

This in turn requires a better understanding of national climate policymaking. In this book, Elin Lerum Boasson develops an innov. The annual Report of the Chief of the Weather Bureau from These reports feature both the practical and theoretical aspects of the work of the Bureau: forecasts, weather maps, flood and frost warnings, climate research, the State Weather Services, instruments, meteorological records, soil physics, crop conditions, and more.The contributions in this book present a variety of ideas, approaches and tools regarding the adaptation to climate change in specific countries and regions.

In addition to examining (existing) legal instruments, they also focus on the implementation of economic instruments and planning tools, as well as their (further) development.The Cost-Effectiveness of Climate Change Mitigation Policy Instruments This chapter presents analysis of the various national and international policy instruments for tackling climate change, their respective pros and cons, and how they can best be integrated into a coherent policy framework.