Decarbonization amidst a crisis
How will Europe and the U.S. implement their climate policies during the current period of geopolitical crisis with Russia and tensions with China.
Electric cars and climate policy
Policies aimed at increasing EV adoption leak and may not succeed in decreasing carbon emissions.
On biodiversity and central banks
New research on how central central banks are beginning to explore how to address the impacts of biodiversity loss on financial stability.
Climate change and inflation
The effect of adverse climate events on short and medium term inflation. A look at the Euro Area.
On the social discount rate
New research on how recent trends in real interest rates are relevant for climate policy decisions and how housing markets provide information about the appropriate discount rates for valuing investments in climate change abatement.
Does decarbolisation imply degrowth?
Does the world economy need to grow less in order to reach net zero in 2050? A lively debate!
The effectiveness of international climate-change agreements
As COP26 (UN Climate Change Conference) is approaching a look at previous international agreements, their impact on Greenhouse-gas emissions and the national economies.
Housing and climate change
Does climate risk affect housing prices? Is the risk of mortgage defaults due to climate change borne by lenders?
Optimal design of carbon prices
Can global carbon prices be effectively designed? What issues need to be addressed? Two new research papers.