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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 ...
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      Long Run Trends in the Price of Energy and Energy Services 

      Fouquet, Roger (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-11-10)
      Energy prices have risen considerably since the beginning of the twenty-first century. It is valuable to place these price rises within a historical context. Many peaks preceded the price hike of 2008, and there will, no ...
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      Low Climate Stabilisation under Diverse Growth and Convergence Scenarios 

      Markandya, Anil; González-Eguino, Mikel; Criqui, Patrick; Mima, Silvana (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-08-08)
      In the last decade, a few papers have analysed the consequences of achieving the greenhouse gas concentration levels necessary to maintain global temperature increases below 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. ...
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      Low Climate Stabilisation under Diverse Growth and Convergence Scenarios 

      Markandya, Anil; González-Eguino, Mikel; Criqui, Patrick; Mima, Silvana (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2012-08-01)
      In the last decade, a few papers have analysed the consequences of achieving the greenhouse gas concentration levels necessary to maintain global temperature increases below 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. ...
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      Market Instruments and CO2 Mitigation: A General Equilibrium Analysis for Spain 

      González-Eguino, Mikel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-10-13)
      Market instruments are a core element of policies to mitigate climate change. Choosing and designing the right instruments can help to minimise mitigation costs. This paper seeks to analyse various market instruments for ...
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      Modeling the Links between Biodiversity, Ecosystem Services and Human Wellbeing in the Context of Climate Change: Results from an Econometric Analysis on the European Forest Ecosystems 

      Ding, Helen; Nunes, Paulo A. L. D. (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2012-10)
      The paper conducts an empirical investigation on the complex relationship between biodiversity and the values of ecosystem goods and services that are supported by biodiversity and ecosystem functioning, aiming to produce ...
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      Modelling ecosystem services trade-offs in agricultural systems 

      Pérez-Miñana, Elena; Del Prado, Agustín; Gallejones, Patricia; Pardo, Guillermo; Balbi, Stefano; Villa, Ferdinando (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2015-02)
      *Agriculture is a source of provisioning, regulating and cultural ecosystem services, and depends on them to function. *Reducing negative trade-offs and identifying potential synergies between ecosystem services demands a ...
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      Modelling the Effect of Climate Change on Environmental Pollution Losses from Dairy Systems in the UK 

      Prado, Agustin del; Shepherd, Anita; Wu, Lianhai; Topp, Cairistiona; Moran, Dominic; Tolkamp, Bert; Chadwick, David (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-10-20)
      So far, there has been strong emphasis on studying the impacts of climate change on agriculture in terms of changes in food production; however, there is increasing evidence that agricultural ecosystems (e.g. livestock) ...
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      New climate scenario framework implementation in the GCAM integrated assessment model 

      Capellán-Pérez, Iñigo; González-Eguino, Mikel; Arto, Iñaki; Ansuategi, Alberto; Dhavala, Kishore; Patel, Pralit; Markandya, Anil (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-08-27)
      This report has various objectives: (i) to provide an overview of the climate Integrated Assessment approach; (ii) to describe the Global Climate Assessment Model (GCAM); (iii) to outline the new IPCC scenario framework ...
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      Optimal Abandonment of Coal-Fired Stations in the EU 

      Abadie, Luis María; González-Eguino, Mikel; Chamorro, Jose Manuel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-05-26)
      Carbon-fired power plants could face some difficulties in a carbon-constrained world. The traditional advantage of coal as a cheaper fuel may decrease in the future if CO2 allowance prices start to increase. This paper ...
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      Optimal Investment in Energy Efficiency under Uncertainty 

      Abadie, Luis María; Chamorro, Jose Manuel; González-Eguino, Mikel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-11-18)
      This paper deals with the optimal time to invest in an energy efficiency improvement. There is a broad consensus that such investments quickly pay for themselves in lower energy bills and spared emission allowances. However, ...
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      Payments for Water Ecosystem Services in Latin America: Evidence from Reported Experience 

      Martin-Ortega, Julia; Ojea, Elena; Roux, Camille (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2012-10-10)
      Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) schemes are attracting increasing interest as policy mechanisms to improve conservation and sustainable development outcomes. PES initiatives aim to reach mutually beneficial agreements ...
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      La pobreza energética y sus implicaciones 

      González-Eguino, Mikel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-12-11)
      El sector energético se enfrenta en las próximas décadas a tres grandes transformaciones relacionadas con el cambio climático,la seguridad de suministro y la pobreza energética. *Actualmente, 1.300 millones de personas (el ...