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      Decarbonising urban transportation 

      Spadaro, Joseph V.; Markandya, Anil (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-12-13)
      The transportation sector is a major contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions, accounting for around one-quarter of current annual emissions. Surface transportation (passenger vehicles, buses, rail, and freight ...
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      Development of a new modelling framework to estimate the C footprint from Basque dairy farms 

      Prado, Agustin del; Mas, Karlos; Pardo, Guillermo; Gallejones, Patricia (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-01-01)
      There is world-wide concern for the contribution of dairy farming to global warming. However, there is still a need to improve the quantification of the C-footprint of dairy farming systems under different production systems ...
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      Discounting the value of natural resources in costbenefit analysis: a case study for policy making 

      Chiabai, Aline; Galarraga, Ibon (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-04-10)
      The issue of discounting (i.e. how future cost and benefits are valued today) plays a major role in policies with long-term effects on the natural environment, such as those required in a climate change context, or decisions ...
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      Divergences in the Long Run Trends in the Price of Energy and of Energy Services 

      Fouquet, Roger (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-03-03)
      This paper presents new evidence on the very long run trends in the price of energy and energy services, such as heat, power, transport and light. The paper has two purposes. First, it shows that, in general, there was an ...
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      Economic Assessment of Forest Ecosystem Services Losses: Cost of Policy Inaction 

      Chiabai, Aline; Travisi, Chiara; Markandya, Anil; Nunes, Paulo A. L. D.; Ding, Helen (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-09-13)
      This paper presents a bottom-up methodological framework for estimating some of the key ecosystem services provided by forests biomes worldwide. We consider the provision of wood and non-wood forest products, recreation ...
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      Economic Efficiency, Environmental Effectiveness and Political Feasibility of Energy Efficiency Rebates: The Case of the Spanish Energy Efficiency 'Renove' Plan 

      Galarraga, Ibon; Abadie, Luis María; Ansuategi, Alberto (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-02-02)
      Energy labels are used to promote the purchase of efficient appliances. Many countries in Europe use subsidies (namely energy efficiency rebates) to support these purchases as it is the case of Spain. A figure ranging from ...
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      Economic Evaluation of Energy Efficiency Labelling in Domestic Appliances: the Spanish Market 

      Galarraga, Ibon; Lucas, Josu (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-03-03)
      This paper estimates the economic value that consumers place on energy efficiency (EE) labels for appliances in the Spanish market. It uses the hedonic method to calculate the price premium paid in the market for that ...
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      Economic Valuation of Ecosystem Services: Conflicts in Classification 

      Ojea, Elena; Chiabai, Aline; Martin-Ortega, Julia (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-01-14)
      Since the release of the Millennium Ecosystem Approach (MA), studies valuing ecosystem services have grown in the literature. As a consequence, different interpretations exist on the classification of services, and several ...
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      Economics of Energy and Climate Change: Origins, Developments and Growth 

      Fouquet, Roger (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2012-09-09)
      This paper briefly highlights some of the most influential ideas in the literature on the economics of energy and (energy-related) climate change. This paper will use bibliometric evidence to examine the trends in related ...
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      Effects of Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage in Germany on European Electricity Exchange and Welfare 

      Rübbelke, Dirk; Vögele, Stefan (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2012-06-06)
      In the course of European efforts to mitigate global warming, the application of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technologies is discussed as a potential option. Some political opposition was raised – inter alia ...
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      Effects of Climate Change on the European Nuclear Power Sector 

      Vögele, Stefan; Rübbelke, Dirk (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-09-23)
      Anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases cause climate change and this change in turn induces various direct impacts, e.g., changes in regional weather patterns. The frequency of heat waves and droughts in Europe is ...
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      Effects of international trade of food and feed and human diet shifts on food security and environmental safety: integrating scales 

      Del Prado, Agustín; Lassaletta, Luis (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-12-16)
      *International trade of food and feed (expressed as protein content) has increased eightfold during the last 50 years. Nowadays a small number of countries are feeding the rest of the world. Population growth but also a ...
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      Endogenous Timing in Pollution Control: Stackelberg versus Cournot-Nash Equilibria 

      Heugues, Mélanie (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-03-03)
      In the framework of international cooperation on climate change to control greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), this paper aims to shed new light on the eventuality of the emergence of a country (or a group of countries) behaving ...
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      Energy Supply and the Sustainability of Endogenous Growth 

      Rübbelke, Dirk; Pittel, Karen (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-07-13)
      The paper provides an introduction to energy and, respective resource use within the framework of endogenous growth models. We provide an overview of different modeling approaches as well as intuition with respect to the ...
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      Engaging the Public with Science in the Basque Country: On scientists’ experiences and perspectives 

      Loroño, Maria; Galarraga, Ibon (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2016-09)
      Public participation in the development of science and technology is key in modern societies, and scientists’ understanding of their responsibility and agency within this practice is still underexplored. - Face-to-face ...
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      Environmental Concerns in Water Pricing Policy: an Application of Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) 

      Martin-Ortega, Julia; Giannoccaro, Giacomo (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-03-15)
      Water management is subject to conflicting economic and environmental objectives, and policymakers require a clear overview of the different outcomes derived from different water management options. The aim of this paper ...
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      Environmental Fiscal Reform and Unemployment in Spain 

      Markandya, Anil; Escapa García, Marta; González-Eguino, Mikel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2012-04-02)
      The theoretical literature relevant to the relationship between environmental taxation and employment creation is centred on the suggestion by Pearce (1991) that environmental taxation could lead to a “double dividend†...
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      Environmental fiscal reform and unemployment in Spain in the presence of an informal sector 

      Markandya, Anil; Escapa García, Marta; González-Eguino, Mikel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2012-10-26)
      This policy briefing reports the results obtained in two recent papers (Markandya et al 2012 and Gonzalez-Eguino et al 2012) where the role of Enviromental Fiscal Reform (EFR) is revisited for the case of Spain. We analyse ...
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      Environmental justice: instrumental for conserving natural resources 

      Garmendia, Eneko; Pascual, Unai; Phelps, Jacob (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2015-07)
      Environmental justice constitutes an instrumental element for conservation. - Environmental justice is based on the principles of equity, recognition of different values and inclusive decision processes. - Social equity ...
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      European biofuels policy and its contribution to a low carbon future 

      Capellán-Pérez, Iñigo; Ansuategi, Alberto; Galarraga, Ibon (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2015-12)
      •There is an increasing urgency of decarbonising the EU transport sector. •Biofuels are expected to play a significant role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. •The EU has intensively promoted biofuels since 2000, ...