Low Carbon Economy


 January 11, 2012 Carbon Trust Empower

Carbon Trust has developed an interactive tool that allows employees to look at different ways to reduce carbon emissions in the office.

 December 1, 2011 Greening the Global Energy System

A joint OECD and International Energy Agency (IEA) report which highlights the challenges facing energy producers and users, and how they can be addressed using green growth policies.

 February 25, 2011 Resource for the Future: Moving U.S. Climate Policy Forward

Resources for the Future report Moving U.S. Climate Policy Forward: Are Carbon Taxes the Only Good Alternative?(external link) estimates the welfare costs of the main medium-term options for significantly reducing U.S. energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

 November 27, 2010 IISD: Fossil Fuels – At What Cost?

IISD report estimates value of subsidies to Canada's oil industry.

 November 9, 2010 Taxing Emissions, Not Income: How to Moderate the Regional Impact of Federal Environment Policy

If policymakers wish to reduce Canadian greenhouse gas emissions, they can do so using a suite of policy tools that mitigate regional impacts.

 May 31, 2010 Climate Capitalism: Global Warming and the Transformation of the Global Economy

SP Research Network member Matthew Paterson (University of Ottawa), in conjunction with Peter Newell (University of East Anglia), recently published a new book, "Climate Capitalism: Global Warming and the Transformation of the Global Economy."

 May 20, 2010 Measuring up: Benchmarking Canada’s Competitiveness in a Low-Carbon World

This new report, Measuring Up: Benchmarking Canada’s Competitiveness in a Low-Carbon World, is the first in the Climate Prosperity series of reports the NRTEE will issue examining how Canada can prosper through the economic risks and opportunities of climate change as part of this global low-carbon transition.

 October 30, 2009 Québec's Green Future

A C.D. Howe backgrounder by authors Jean-Thomas Bernard and Jean-Yves Duclose explaining how increasing the price of electricity and the carbon tax - gradually - is the best way for Québec to reach its environmental and energy objectives.

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