Brazil is at a crossroad with regard to its sustainable energy future. Despite currently boasting one of the world’s cleanest energy supplies, a number of current trends are pointing towards a deterioration of the country’s sustainable energy performance, measured in terms of renewable energy use, energy efficiency, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Firstly, declining emissions […]
This paper examines the impact of an emissions trading scheme (ETS) on industry output price costs emissions market shares and proits. We develop formulae for the number of emissions permits that have to be freely allocated to firms in order to neutralize any adverse impact the ETS may have on proits. Under quite general conditions […]
Dr Benito Müller (Director Energy and Environment at the OIES) and Dr Prodipto Ghosh (Distinguished Fellow TERI, New Delhi, and former Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, India) propose a way in which the Clean Development Mechanism can be used to implement the provisions of the UNFCCC Bali Action Plan on reducing developing country emissions.
In this comment, David Buchan looks at the Commission’s recently published energy policy proposals. Amid growing concern about climate change and energy security, the time may be ripe for a European energy policy but the Commission is likely to find it difficult to achieve consensus on its proposals from the member states. Its main powers […]
Adi Imsirovic quoted on DME Oman benchmark: Saudi Arabia has adopted DME Oman as a marker, but this has not helped… https://t.co/waOy7o6Htz
New OIES paper on outlook of Gas Production from the UKCS: All official projections since March 2015 have shown a p… https://t.co/NTnFnz0Vxe
Gas Production from the UK Continental Shelf: An Assessment of Resources, Economics and Regulatory Reform https://t.co/96Curic24z
The great Dutch gas transition https://t.co/yg0BDUN1XY