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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 ...
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      La pobreza energética y sus implicaciones 

      González-Eguino, Mikel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-11-24)
      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. Las dos primeras han sido analizadas ...
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      Price Premium for High-Efficiency Refrigerators and Calculation of Price-Elasticities for Close-Substitutes: Combining Hedonic Pricing and Demand Systems 

      Galarraga, Ibon; Heres, David; González-Eguino, Mikel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-08-30)
      This article uses the hedonic pricing method to estimate the price premium paid for the highest energy-efficiency label (A+) in the refrigerators market of the Basque Autonomous Community (Spain). The estimated figure is ...
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      Quinto informe de evaluación (AR5) del GT-II del IPPC: aumentando el espacio de las soluciones para la adaptación 

      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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      Regional IAM: analysis of risk-adjusted costs and benefits of climate policies 

      Golub, Alexander; Lugovoy, Oleg; Markandya, Anil; Ortiz, Ramon Arigoni; Wang, James (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-02-02)
      Across the full range of publications in the field of economics of climate change there is perhaps only one firm agreement: both costs and benefits of climate policy are highly uncertain. In an ideal world one would wait ...
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      Rompiendo la barrera de las 400 ppm: implicaciones físicas y sociales del reciente aumento de CO2 

      Faria, Sérgio H.; Spadaro, Joseph V.; Markandya, Anil (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-12-20)
      The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere has achieved its highest levels in the last 800,000 years, and probably even in the last 2.1 million years, recently topping briefly the atmospheric concentration ...
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      Significant implications of permafrost thawing for climate change control 

      González-Eguino, Mikel; Neumann, Marc B. (Climatic Change, 2016-04-11)
      Large amounts of carbon are stored as permafrost within the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions. As permafrost thaws due to climate warming, carbon dioxide and methane are released. Recent studies indicate that the pool of carbon ...
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      The adoption of ecosystem-based adaptation in the international climate agenda 

      Ojea, Elena (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-05-02)
      There is a growing recognition of the role that healthy ecosystems play in helping people to adapt to climate change through the delivery of ecosystem services. • Ecosystem-based Adaptation promotes the sustainable use of ...
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      The basque ecological debt: global socioecological impacts of a small open economy 

      Garmendia, Eneko; Arto, Iñaki (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-08-08)
      Globalisation of the world economy has increased the material and en-ergy flows around the planet raising the pressure over the environment. In this context, it becomes critical to better understand the links between current ...
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      The Cancun Climate Summit: a Moderate Success 

      Galarraga, Ibon; Markandya, Anil; González-Eguino, Mikel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-01-14)
      The Cancun Summit started with the conviction that a binding agreement would not be possible and with significantly lower expectations than the previous summit in Copenhagen. If the outcome of the summit had to be defined, ...
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      The Costs of Drought: the Exceptional 2007-2008 Case of Barcelona 

      Martin-Ortega, Julia; Markandya, Anil (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-11-18)
      The drought affecting Catalonia between 2007 and 2008 was the most severe of the last century and serves as a case study for the assessment of the economic costs of such an event. The main focus is the drought affecting ...
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      The Costs of Ecosystem Adaptation: Methodology and Estimates for Indian Forests 

      Ojea, Elena; Ghosh, Ranjan; Agrawal, Bharat; Joshi, P.K. (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-11-18)
      This paper presents a detailed methodology for estimating the cost of adaptation to climate change impacts on ecosystems. Up to date estimates are built-up following national investments in measures such as protected areas, ...
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      The Demand for Environmental Quality in Driving Transitions to Low Polluting Energy Sources 

      Fouquet, Roger (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-11-15)
      The purpose of this paper is to understand the long run demand for energy-related environmental quality, its influence on legislation and on transitions to low polluting energy sources. It starts by presenting a simple ...
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      The Determinants of Energy Efficiency Investments in the U.S. 

      Abadie, Luis María; Arigoni Ortiz, Ramon; Galarraga, Ibon (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-11-08)
      This paper analyses decisions on energy efficiency (EE) investments by small and medium manufacturing enterprises in the U.S. which have received assessment from the Department of Energy (DoE). The results confirm the ...
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      The DICER Model: Methodological Issues and Initial Results 

      Ortiz, Ramon Arigoni; Golub, Alexander; Lugovoy, Oleg; Markandya, Anil; Wang, James (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-09-14)
      This paper introduces DICER, a model for the integrated assessment of climate – economy interactions within an optimal growth framework developed based on the structure of the DICE2007 model. We present the methodological ...
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      The Economic Impacts of Biodiversity Policy for Improving the Climate Regulating Services Provided by EU Natura 2000 Habitats 

      Ding, Helen; Markandya, Anil; Nunes, Paulo A. L. D. (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2012-10)
      We adopted the state-of-the-art methodologies to quantify the total carbon stocked by Natura 2000 habitats as well as to project the future changes of carbon stocks influenced by alternative policy options for the management ...