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Category Archives: Climate change
Mandatory Emissions Reporting – An Evaluation
The UK is to require quoted companies to report on their greenhouse gas emissions (1). This modest measure raises a number of economic issues. Why is the government introducing this requirement? It believes that mandatory reporting will complement pricing instruments … Continue reading
Perspectives on Coal
Is coal the fuel of the past, the present or the future? The answer may depend on where you are. You rarely hear about coal now in the UK. Before World War 1 the UK produced almost 300 million tonnes … Continue reading
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Climate Change and Trade
Policies on climate change need to address both mitigation and adaptation. An open trading system should be a part of any adaptation strategy. Thinking about trade in the context of climate change may bring to mind specific forms or aspects … Continue reading
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