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      A dynamic CGE modelling approach for analyzing trade-offs in climate change policy options: the case of Green Climate Fund 

      Antimiani, Alessandro; Costantini, Valeria; Markandya, Anil; Martini, Chiara; Palma, Alessandro; Tommasino, Maria Cristina (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2014-09-08)
      We investigate the trade-offs between economic growth and low carbon targets for developing and developed countries in the period up to 2035. Policy options are evaluated with an original version of the dynamic CGE model ...
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      Analysis and Use of Information and Communication Tools in Economics of Climate Change 

      Chiabai, Aline (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-10-13)
      The use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the context of climate change is of great importance in the scientific community, but can also play an important role in the policy context. On the one hand, ...
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      Budget-Neutral Financing to Unlock Energy Savings Potential: An Analysis of the ESCO Model in Barcelona 

      Boobino, Samuel; Galvan, Hector; González-Eguino, Mikel (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-01-01)
      The objective of this article is to introduce an increasingly popular business model known as the Energy Service Company (ESCO) model and bring to light the principal barriers to its widespread implementation both ...
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      Carbon leakage and the future of Old Industrial Regions after Copenhagen 

      González-Eguino, Mikel; Ansuategi, Alberto; Galarraga, Ibon (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-03-03)
      CO2 prices will continue to differ from one country to another for a long time, even if a global post-Kyoto agreement is achieved in the near future. The non-homogeneous nature of climate policies may decrease the ...
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      Classifying Ecosystem Services for Economic Valuation: The case of forest water services 

      Ojea, Elena; Chiabai, Aline; Martin-Ortega, Julia (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-09-13)
      Since the release of the Millennium Ecosystem Approach (MEA), the number of studies valuing ecosystem services has grown. As a consequence of this growing literature, different interpretations exist on the classification ...
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      Climate Change and Its Socioeconomic Importance 

      Markandya, Anil; Galarraga, Ibon (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-10-21)
      Climate change has played an increasingly key role in recent years and is now one of the leading political priorities worldwide. This article illustrates the scope of the problem, its causes and its impacts, along with the ...
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      Climate Change and Knowledge Communities 

      Galarraga, Ibon; Gallastegui, Mari Carmen (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2009-10-13)
      Climate change is a global problem whose particular characteristics mean that public-sector policy is fundamental in tackling it: a public-sector policy implemented world-wide that requires the co-operation of a large ...
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      Climate change impacts on the water services in Costa Rica: a production function for the hydroenergy sector 

      Sainz de Murieta, Elisa; Chiabai, Aline (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2013-04-01)
      The case study presented in this section aims to estimate the economic value of the water services used for hydropower in tropical forests in Costa Rica, and to assess the expected economic impact due to climate change. ...
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      Climate Change, Responsibilities, and Defeatism and Complacency 

      Heyd, Thomas (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-12-12)
      Paradoxically, knowledge of the increasing certainty about climate change, and of the severe consequences of this phenomenon for large portions of the world population, may lead individuals and communities to fall into a ...
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      Competing Ecosystem Services: an Assessment of Carbon and Timber in the Tropical Forests of Central America 

      Khatun, Kaysara (Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2010-10-07)
      The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA 2005) has classified a number of ecosystems good and services (EGS) provided by tropical forests, namely cultural, provisioning, regulatory and support services. The primary focus ...
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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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      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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      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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      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 ...