In this paper, the authors develop a model to assess the market stability reserve, a key feature of reforming the European Union’s emissions trading system (EU ETS). Reforms to the EU ETS have been made in the face of a significant, prolonged downturn in the allowance price.

China’s 11th Five-Year Plan set a goal to reduce the emission of sulphur dioxide (SO2) by 10% between 2006 and 2010. Stoerk provides the first empirical evaluation of this target.

This policy brief is based on previous research led by Professor Declan Conway at the London School of Economics and Political Science, in collaboration with researchers at University College London, the University of Pretoria and the University of East Anglia.

Developing country governments, supported by development partners, have a key role to play in enabling sustainable and inclusive private adaptation in semi-arid lands and in unlocking the potential of the private sector for adaptation.

This paper, reviews the current availability of climate information in Southern Africa and assesses the requirements of a variety of end users in the region, using empirical findings from an innovative regional survey.

Past cap-and-trade programmes have tended to encourage polluters to adopt existing abatement technologies, but have generally had little effect on innovation. This paper presents new evidence that the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) may have bucked this trend and encouraged innovation rather than adoption.

Past cap-and-trade programmes have tended to encourage polluters to adopt existing abatement technologies, but have generally had little effect on innovation. This paper presents new evidence that the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) may have bucked this trend and encouraged innovation rather than adoption.

This policy brief outlines and analyses worldwide trends in legislation and litigation on climate change. The analysis covers legislative activities in 177 countries with varying economic contexts and income levels. The data informing this brief clearly shows that no country is acting alone on climate change.

Drought events have critical impacts on agricultural production yet there is little consensus on how these should be measured and defined. This has implications for drought research and policy, which tends to either define droughts purely based on rainfall or focus uniquely on 'hot' droughts when temperature is considered.

This policy brief is based on a roundtable discussion attended by representatives from the government, private financial sector, and research community on how the UK can capitalise on global opportunities for low-carbon goods and services, held in London in March 2017.

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