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      Policy Lessons From China’s CCS Experience
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      Policy Lessons From China’s CCS Experience

      Xiaoliang Yang, Wolfgang Heidug

      China’s political leadership has taken an increasingly public and proactive stance on climate change since 2014. This includes a commitment that Chinese carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will peak before 2030 and enacting measures through the 13th Five-Year Plan to support…

      Xiaoliang Yang Yang, Xiaoliang
      Wolfgang Heidug Heidug, Wolfgang
      2nd July 2018
      Policy Levers for Promoting Sustainable Mobility
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Policy Levers for Promoting Sustainable Mobility

      An effective transport policy framework would take into account the costs of rising local pollution, congestion, accidents and global greenhouse gas emissions. The various supply- and demand- side transformations happening in personal mobility provide policymakers with opportunities and challenges for…

      28th February 2018
      Role of Oil in the Low Carbon Energy Transition
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      Role of Oil in the Low Carbon Energy Transition

      The way the world uses energy services has entered a period of profound change. However, there is continuing uncertainty about its trajectory in terms of the speed and extent of transition. This will dictate whether the world achieves the 2oC…

      27th November 2017
      Towards More Pragmatic Global Climate Goals and Policies
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      Towards More Pragmatic Global Climate Goals and Policies

      This paper presents an analysis of the climate and economic impacts of four different carbon emission scenarios. The scenarios include: a ‘business as usual’ reference scenario; a carbon emission mitigation scenario designed to meet the Paris Agreement goal of limiting…

      22nd October 2017
      Curbing Carbon Emissions: Is a Carbon Tax the Most Efficient Levy?
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      Curbing Carbon Emissions: Is a Carbon Tax the Most Efficient Levy?

      Jorge Blazquez

      The ambitious environmental objectives of the Paris Agreement imply that, in order to curb carbon emissions, all cost-effective policy options should be considered. These options include carbon taxes, probably the most popular fiscal tool for curbing emissions, and various other…

      Jorge Blazquez Blazquez, Jorge
      15th June 2017
      The Dynamics of China’s Energy Economy
      Regional Energy Markets

      The Dynamics of China’s Energy Economy

      The growth of its economy means that the People’s Republic of China ranks at the top of many energy related league tables. It produces and consumes roughly 50% of the world’s annual coal demand, while also being the largest importer…

      6th October 2014