How green are green economists?

Research article by Stefano Carattini, Alessandro Tavoni on 30 Nov 2016

Abstract The market for voluntary carbon offsets has grown steadily in the last decade, yet it remains a very small niche. While 10% of greenhouse gas emissions generated by transportation are related to civil aviation, the use of offsets in this industry remains marginal for both leisure and business traveling. This paper exploits a unique […]

Adaptation to climate change

Working paper by Sam Fankhauser on 11 Nov 2016

This article reviews the economic and analytical challenges of adaptation to climate change. Adaptation to climate risks that can no longer be avoided is an important aspect of the global … read more »

Should we tax or trade carbon?

by Sam Fankhauser on 4 Nov 2016

Published in: Bridging the Ambition Gap:  The Rise, Reach and Power of Carbon Markets. 13th Edition of Greenhouse Gas Market Report. 2016. External link to publisher