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The Demand for Environmental Quality in Driving Transitions to Low Polluting Energy Sources
(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 ...
The Long Run Demand for Lighting: Elasticities and Rebound Effects in Different Phases of Economic Development
(Basque Centre for Climate Change/Klima Aldaketa Ikergai, 2011-07-26)
The provision of artificial light was revolutionised by a series of discontinuous innovations in lighting appliances, fuels, infrastructures and institutions during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In Britain, the ...
Lessons from History for Transitions to a Low Carbon Economy
(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 ...
Long Run Trends in Energy-Related External Costs
(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 ...
Long Run Trends in the Price of Energy and Energy Services
(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 ...