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COP21: Results and Implications for Pathways and Policies for Low Emissions European Societies (RIPPLES)

Year: 2016

The COP21 outcome represents an important new strategic context for EU climate policy. Analysing the implications of this new cont …

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Coal Transitions: Research and Dialogue on the Future of Coal

Year: 2016

We are running a new project with Paris-based think tank IDDRI: ‘Coal Transitions: Research and Dialogue on the Future of Coal’. C …

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Global Climate Policy Conference 2016

Year: 2016

3rd Global Climate Policy Conference (GCPC) ‘Implementing the Paris Agreement. New Research Solutions for Developing Countries’ 13 …

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Making the International Trade System Work for Climate Change

Year: 2016

Context The international trade system – the World Trade Organization (WTO) as well as regional and bilateral trade agreements – h …

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Inclusion of Consumption in Emissions Trading

Year: 2016

The Inclusion of Consumption (IoC) project was jointly led by Climate Strategies and DIW Berlin during 2015-2016. The debate on th …

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The E15 Initiative-Strengthening the Global Trade System

Year: 2015

About Climate Strategies is a partner of the E15 Initiative. The E15Initiative convenes world-class experts and institutions to ge …

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Climate Mitigation Policy in China- Special Supplement of Climate Policy Journal

Year: 2015

About the Project Concerned about a range of environmental problems and health risks from burning fossil fuels and steeply rising …

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The EU 2020 Strategy: Lessons for Regional Cooperation and EU Governance

Year: 2015

About the Project Two ongoing political processes are set to shape the future of EU energy and climate policy. On the one hand, fo …

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Global Research-Policy Interface Climate 2015

Year: 2014

The Global Research-Policy Interface Climate 2015 Strengthening the Research-Policy interface in the international climate negotia …

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Market Stability Reserve-Informing the EU ETS Options

Year: 2014

A quantitative cross-evaluation of EU ETS allowance supply adjustment mechanisms for the 2030 Climate and Energy Package   Th …

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The EU 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies

Year: 2014

New  (blueprint) paper on Governance This is the output of the project’s last workstream: Governance of the EU2030 Climate and Ene …

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POLIMP-Mobilizing and transferring knowledge on post-2012 climate policy implications

Year: 2014

The FP7 project POLIMP facilitates a process to identify, for different policy and decision making levels, knowledge gaps about im …

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Carbon Consumption-based Accounting and Policy (Carbon-CAP)

Year: 2014

The FP7 Carbon-CAP (Carbon emission mitigation by consumption-based accounting and policy) project aims to stimulate innovative Eu …

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Carbon Control Post 2020 in Energy Intensive Industries

Year: 2014

Project Duration: June 2013 – December 2014 Project Objectives 1. Provide objective, evidence-based research on the past and curre …

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Planetary Economics

Year: 2014

PLANETARY ECONOMICS Energy, Climate Change and the Three Domains of Sustainable Development A book by Michael Grubb, with Jean-Cha …

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Climate Technology and Development Project

Year: 2012

Climate Technology and Development Project Duration: 2012-2014 This project’s principal aim is to refocus national and internation …

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Is there a case for the EU moving beyond 20% GHG emissions reduction target by 2020?

Year: 2010

Moving from 20 to 30% emission reduction by 2020? – Reaching the 80% emission reduction target while securing the benefits of tran …

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Climate Strategies Newsletter: May 2017

Year: 2017

Our newsletter from May 2017 is now available for download.

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Climate Strategies Newsletter: November 2016

Year: 2016

Please download our Newsletter from November 2016.

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The trade system and climate action: Ways forward under the Paris Agreement

Year: 2016

This working paper is part of the Climate Strategies project on “Making the International Trade System work for Climate Change”. T …

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Inclusion of Consumption of carbon intensive materials in emissions trading – An option for carbon pricing post-2020

Year: 2016

The Inclusion of Consumption (IoC) project was jointly led by Climate Strategies and DIW Berlin during 2015-2016. The project expl …

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Report: Carbon Market Clubs and the New Paris Regime

Year: 2016

The World Bank Group’s Networked Carbon Markets initiative has been working with civil society, governments and the private sector …

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Learning from the 2020 Strategy: New governance mechanisms and regional cooperation in European energy policy: A Climate Policy Journal Special Issue

Year: 2016

The Special Issue focuses on the on key elements of energy governance and cover aspects of both regional cooperation and coordinat …

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Climate Strategies Newsletter: May 2016

Year: 2016

Please download our Newsletter from May 2016.    

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Paris Agreement: how it happened and what next

Year: 2016

Two weeks after 175 Parties signed the Paris Agreement in New York, and just over one week before the opening of a new round of Un …

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Carbon-CAP Policy Brief 2: Acceptance of Consumption-based Climate Policy Instruments and Implementation Challenges

Year: 2016

This policy brief is the second of a series published for the project Consumption-based Accounting and Polices (carbon-CAP). This …

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Multijurisdictional Approaches to Carbon Pricing: Integrating Design Elements for a Low Carbon Club

Year: 2016

Country-level climate change commitments, known as Nationally Determined Contributions under the Paris Agreement, are based on a b …

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Streamlining For Performance: Options to streamline and enhance existing EU energy legislation to meet 2030 goals and facilitate governance thereof

Year: 2016

This report’s goal was to analyse how reformed existing EU energy law can be used as a basis for implementing the EU’s 2030 energy …

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Global Climate Policy Conference 2015

Year: 2015

2nd Global Climate Policy Conference (GCPC) 2015 “New Research for Effective Action at Paris and Beyond: Strengthening the Researc …

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Carbon-CAP Policy Brief 1: Consumption-based Accounting and Policies: Challenges and Opportunities ahead

Year: 2015

This policy brief is based on the output pf the project Carbon-CAP: Consumption- based Accounting and Policies. This project aims …

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Climate Mitigation Policy in China-CPJ Special Supplement-Briefing note 2

Year: 2015

Climate Mitigation Policy In China-Briefing Note 2 Overview China is not only the world’s largest energy consumer and emitter of C …

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Methods for Evaluating the Performance of Emission Trading Schemes

Year: 2015

Robust analysis of emissions trading schemes (ETS) and their design is crucial for improving performance, and learning lessons fro …

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Climate Mitigation Policy in China-CPJ Special Supplment

Year: 2015

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT ON CLIMATE MITIGATION POLICY IN CHINA Guest Editor: Professor ZhongXiang Zhang Featuring ground-breaking papers …

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Carbon Pricing, Technology Investment, and Trade: Integrating Design Elements for a Low Carbon Club

Year: 2015

On July 8, 2015,  Climate Strategies, ICTSD, The Stanley Foundation, and IDDRI hosted a workshop on the role of, and interest in d …

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What Has Climate to Fear from Trade?

Year: 2015

What Has Climate to Fear from Trade? Henry Derwent August 2015 The long-standing reaction of the trade community to attempts to em …

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Modernization and Innovation in the Materials Sector –Lessons from Steel and Cement’

Year: 2015

The report summarises the analysis of the study led by Climate Strategies and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berl …

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Planetary Economics: Highlights from the book

Year: 2015

This  Paper presents the highlights and summary of the book Planetary Economics:Energy, Climate Change and the Three Domains of Su …

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The Role of the EU ETS and Complementary Tools for Power Market Decarbonisation

Year: 2015

What does the European power market need to decarbonise? The Role of the EU ETS and complementary policies post-2020 It appears th …

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Climate Strategies Policy Brief 1: Finance for the Paris Climate Compact

Year: 2015

CS POLICY BRIEF 1 In December 2015, negotiators will converge on Paris to forge a new international climate change agreement for 2 …

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EU Governance of Renewable Energy Post-2020

Year: 2015

EU Governance of Renewable Energy Post-2020: Risks and Options Following the European Commission’s 2030 climate and energy communi …

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Inclusion of Consumption of Carbon Intensive Commodities in Carbon Pricing Mechanisms

Year: 2015

Climate protection is a global challenge that all countries have a common but differentiated responsibility to address. However, n …

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On the Right Path to Paris?

Year: 2015

CAN GREEN GROWTH BE A NEW NARRATIVE TO UNBLOCK A CLIMATE DEAL? This paper offers the summary and reflections from the Expert Round …

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Enhanced flexibility in the EU’s 2030 Effort Sharing Agreement

Year: 2015

Reducing emissions from sectors not covered by the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) will be crucial to achieving E …

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Is a Market Stability Reserve likely to improve the functioning of the EU ETS?

Year: 2015

Is a Market Stability Reserve likely to improve the functioning of the EU ETS? Evidence from a model comparison exercise In Januar …

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Climate Mitigation Policy in China- Briefing Note

Year: 2015

Climate Mitigation Policy in China- Breifing Note 1   Overview This paper presents the Editorial Overview of a forthcoming Sp …

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Reaction to the European Council’s Conclusions on the 2030 Climate and Energy Framework

Year: 2014

In September 2014, IDDRI, together with a number of European think tanks led by Climate Strategies, published two papers on the EU …

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EU2030 Framework Principles Papers

Year: 2014

The objective of the project EU CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICY POST-2020 Key Elements of the Package is to provide innovative, scientif …

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EU2030 Framework Energy Security Paper

Year: 2014

The objective of the project EU CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICY POST-2020 Key Elements of the Package is to provide innovative, scientif …

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Planetary Economics

Year: 2014

For more information and order for this book visit: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415518826/ How well do our assumpti …

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The Cement Report: Carbon Control and Competitiveness Post 2020

Year: 2014

“Cement industry top management now has little confidence in the EU ETS; structural reform is needed to help investment in energy …

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Policy Brief- Low-carbon innovation for industrial sectors in developing countries

Year: 2014

Low-carbon innovation in industrial sectors in developing countries presents economic opportunities that can help realise sustaina …

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Policy Brief- Climate Technology & Development: Energy effiiciency and GHG reduction in the cement industry (Sub-Saharan Africa)

Year: 2013

In a developing country context, cement production is closely linked to economic development. The availability of cement is vital …

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International Experience with Emissions Trading

Year: 2013

Drawing on the experiences with emissions trading in Europe, North America and the Asia Pacific region, this paper identifies inte …

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Policy Brief: The Technology Mechanism under the UNFCCC: Ways Forward

Year: 2012

This paper highlights the main opportunities that the Technology Mechanism established under the UNFCCC may bring to the developme …

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Scanning for Global Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Targets and their Distributions

Year: 2012

If dangerous and irreversible climatic events are to be avoided, global average temperature should not increase by more than 2 C a …

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Decarbonizing the EU Power Sector

Year: 2011

For the full report please alsovisit the IDDRI website.

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Living Standards and Economic Performance with Ambitious Climate Action

Year: 2011

This project, funded by the Australian Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, highlights the major findings about the …

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Strengthening the European Union Climate and Energy Package

Year: 2011

To build a low carbon, competitive and energy secure European Union Should the EU strengthen its Climate and Energy Package if the …

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Strengthening the EU climate and energy package

Year: 2011

Presentation at the launch event – policy recommendations arising from the project

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How can EU policies both improve energy efficiency and strengthen Cohesion?

Year: 2011

Presentation at the launch event – policy recommendations, focusing on new Member States

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Consistency of policy instruments How the EU could move to a -30% greenhouse gas reduction target

Year: 2011

This report provides options for how to achieve a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions, in the EU, from 1990 to 2020. The EU …

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Moving from 20 to 30% emissions reduction by 2020?: Reaching the 80% 2050 emissions reduction target while securing the benefits of transitioning towards a low carbon economy

Year: 2011

This report builds on inputs from all contributors to the project: The Center for International Research on Environment and Develo …

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Consistency of policy instruments: How the EU could move to a -30% GHG target

Year: 2011

This report provides options on how to achieve a 30% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in the EU from 1990 to 2020. The EU has …

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Quantifying the impacts of a 30% target on energy security

Year: 2011

This paper looks at the impacts of a new GHG target on energy use in the EU and at the Member State level. To compare across scena …

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Linking an EU emission reduction target by 20% to Energy Security in Central and Eastern Europe

Year: 2011

This paper assesses the issue of energy security and climate policy from the perspective of the CEE Member States. Qualitative cas …

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Climate Strategies Response to HM Treasury and HM Revenue and Customs Consultation on Carbon Price Floor

Year: 2011

The following comments on the UK proposal for a carbon price floor to support and create certainty for low-carbon investments are …

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A selection of Climate Strategies' supporters and collaborators

Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition
Uongozi Institute
World Bank
THI
Dutch minitstry
KRF
Arcellor
Oak Foundation
ICTSD
ECF
Mercator
T&F
CF
DEA
FCO
French Ministry
HC
KAS
Kei
radboud
Stanley
The Centre
TATA
CCC
BMUB2
BMUB
EC
IDDRI
DIW Berlin
DFID
DECC
CIFF
CDKN