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      ICT Applications in the Research for Environmental Sustainability 

      Chiabai, Aline; Maurer, Lisa; Rübbelke, Dirk (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-11-08)
      Whether Information and Communication Technology (ICT) constitutes a threat to or a cure for environmental deterioration is a matter of controversy. Empirical evidence on the impacts of ICT is rare, so few generalisable ...
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      Identifying social determinants of urban low carbon transitions: the case of energy transition in Bilbao, Basque Country 

      Olazabal, Marta; Pascual, Unai (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-05-05)
      Cities are widely defined as complex systems formed by coupled social, ecological and economical systems. The complexity of urban dynamics goes far beyond its boundaries due to the strong influence of larger scales and the ...
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      Impacts of Climate Change on European Critical Infrastructures: The Case of the Power Sector 

      Rübbelke, Dirk; Vogele, Stefan (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-06-24)
      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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      Implementing Integrated Water Resources Management in the Ebro River Basin: From Theory to Facts 

      Bielsa, Jorge; Cazcarro, Ignacio (MDPI, 2015)
      In this article, we analyze how successful the implementation of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in the Ebro river catchment (in Spain) has been. Our main aim is to show some gaps between theory and practice. ...
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      Implications of governance structures on urban climate action: evidence from Italy and Spain 

      Hurtado, Sonia De Gregorio; Olazabal, Marta; Salvia, Monica; Pietrapertosa, Filomena; Olazabal, Eduardo; Geneletti, Davide; D’Alonzo, Valentina; Feliú, Efrén; Di Leo, Senatro; Reckien, Diana (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-03-26)
      Cities are widely recognised as being pivotal to fight climate change. Cities magnify the drivers of climate change, experience the impacts and also concentrate the highest room for action. Given the 70% of the global ...
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      Impuestos ambientales sobre la contaminación del aire y el cambio climático: un análisis comparativo de los impactos distributivos para España 

      García-Muros, Xaquín; Burguillo, Mercedes; Gonzalez-Eguino, Mikel; Romero-Jordán, Desiderio (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2015-10)
      Los impactos distributivos de los impuestos ambientales son claves para su viabilidad política. - El efecto de los impuestos ambientales en el bienestar es reducido, especialmente cuando se reciclan los ingresos. - Los ...
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      Ingredientes de una transición sostenible hacia una ciudad baja en carbono 

      Olazabal, Marta; Pascual, Unai (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-06-16)
      En las ciudades, los procesos de transformación hacia la sostenibilidad no son un mero problema de desarrollo tecnológico, sino también de política, relaciones de poder, economía, cultura y de los sistemas de valores ...
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      International Climate Finance and its Influence on Fairness and Policy 

      Rübbelke, Dirk; Pittel, Karen (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-07-07)
      Besides costs and benefits, fairness aspects tend to influence negotiating parties’ willingness to join an international agreement on climate change mitigation. Fairness is largely considered to improve the prospects ...
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      International Support of Climate Change Policies in Developing Countries: Strategic, Moral and Fairness Aspects 

      Rübbelke, Dirk (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-02-01)
      International transfers in climate policy channeled from the industrialized to the developing world either support the mitigation of climate change or the adaptation to global warming. From an allocative efficiency point ...
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      IPCC WGII Fifth Assessment Report (AR5): Expanding the solution space for adaptation 

      Sainz de Murieta, Elisa; Neumann, Marc B.; Markandya, Anil (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-04-25)
      The IPCC Report shows increasing confidence of current impacts of anthropogenic climate change, including migration of species in oceans and diminishing crop yields. *Adaptation is widely occurring and has become the central ...
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      IPPC-ren II. lan-taldearen bosgarren ebaluazio txostena (AR5): egokitzerako konponbideeremua zabaltzen 

      Sainz de Murieta, Elisa; Neumann, Marc B.; Markandya, Anil (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-04-25)
      The IPCC Report shows increasing confidence of current impacts of anthropogenic climate change, including migration of species in oceans and diminishing crop yields. *Adaptation is widely occurring and has become the central ...
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      Is the current EU climate instrument mix adequate? 

      Rey, Luis; González-Eguino, Mikel; Markandya, Anil (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-09-24)
      The EU is on track to meet the 2020 targets for greenhouse gas emissions reduction and renewable energy. However, climate policies have not been the main drivers of emission reductions but the economic crisis. *The price ...
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      Lessons from History for Transitions to a Low Carbon Economy 

      Fouquet, Roger (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-01-25)
      Historical experiences can provide lessons for future transitions to a low carbon economy. Although often considered a single event, the transition from traditional energy sources to fossil fuels in the United Kingdom ...
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      Lima COP20: Another small step on the long road to Paris 

      Galarraga, Ibon; Román, María Victoria (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2015-01)
      The Lima summit was not expected to achieve specific agreements on the reduction of emissions, but to establish the bases of a legal document to be agreed on at the next meeting in Paris (December 2015) and of the Intended ...
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      Linking Reduced Deforestation and a Global Carbon Market: Impacts on Costs, Financial Flows, and Technological Innovation 

      Bosetti, Valentina; Lubowski, Ruben; Golub, Alexander; Markandya, Anil (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-10-07)
      Discussions of tropical deforestation are currently at the forefront of climate change policy negotiations at national, regional, and international levels. This paper analyzes the effects of linking Reduced Emissions from ...
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      Literature Review of Integrated Impact Assessment Models of Climate Change with Emphasis on Damage Functions 

      Arigoni Ortiz, Ramon; Markandya, Anil (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-10-13)
      We review the literature on the impact assessment models currently used in the climate change debate. From among these we select some relevant models, highlight their important features and identify how climate change ...
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      Local air pollution and global climate change taxes: a distributional analysis 

      García-Muros, Xaquín; Burguillo, Mercedes; González-Eguino, Mikel; Romero-Jordán, Desiderio (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-02-17)
      Local air pollution and global climate change are two significant environmental problems which are interrelated. Some recent papers examine them together, but most of the relevant literature has focused either on climate ...
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      Local and Global Externalities, Environmental Policies and Growth 

      Pittel, Karen; Rübbelke, Dirk (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-10-25)
      The paper analyzes the implications of local and global pollution when two types of abatement activities can be undertaken. One type reduces solely local pollution (e.g., use of particulate matter filters) while the other ...
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      Long Run Demand for Energy Services: the Role of Economic and Technological Development 

      Fouquet, Roger (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-01-01)
      This paper investigates how the demand for energy services has changed since the Industrial Revolution. It presents evidence on the income and price elasticities of demand for domestic heating, passenger transport and ...
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      Long Run Trends in Energy-Related External Costs 

      Fouquet, Roger (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-01-12)
      This paper considers how energy-related external costs change through time. It focuses on one of the key periods in the history of energy. After a period of declining coal prices and soaring consumption which fuelled the ...