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A comparison of taxes and tradable permits in national climate policy

Bjart Holtsmark (Working Paper;1999:08)

This article discusses domestic climate policy design in a country that has made a binding commitment to the Kyoto Protocol but at the same time want to limit the number of industry shutdowns that follows from the policy. It is furthermore considered how public budget constraints might affect climat...

Institutional barriers to commercialisation of wind power in India: The case of Gujarat

Amin Amal-Lee (Working Paper;1999:07)

Institutional support for encouraging renewable energy technologies in India, is strong at the state, the national and international levels. Within Gujarat a range of underlying drivers and more explicit policies and incentives have encouraged private investment in wind power. The Gujarat Electricit...

Kostnadseffektiv klimapolitikk med doble gevinster

Bjart Holtsmark (Working Paper;1999:06)

Publikajsonen drøfter valg og dosering av klimapolitiske tiltak i et land som er bundet av en utslippsforpliktelse i Kyotoprotokollen, men samtidig tar hensyn til en offentlig budsjettbetingelse. Antakelsen om at en klimagassavgift skal være lik kvoteprisen internasjonalt nyanseres. Det vises at...

Wind energy technology development and diffusion: A case study of Inner Mongolia, China

Zhang Xiliang, Lin Gan, Gu Shuhua, Liu Wenqiang (Working Paper;1999:05)

This study provides an overview of the diffusion of small household wind generators and development of wind farms in Inner Mongolia, China with the emphasis on policy and institutional perspectives. It analyzes the patterns of wind technology diffusion within social, economic, and environmental cont...

Institutional dynamics and barriers in wind energy development: A case study of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, India

Anumakonda Jagadeesh (Working Paper;1999:04)

Tamil Nadu state had 719 MW of windfarm capacity by September 1998 out of the country’s total figure of 992 MW, while Andhra Pradesh had 58 MW installed capacity. 1995-96 saw a boom when 282 MW windfarms were set up in Tamil Nadu and the capacity in Andhra Pradesh increased by 39 MW. Subsequently, t...

The European Union renewable directive: The policy-making process and the stakeholders' positions

Anne Therese Gullberg (Working Paper;2011:02)

Project definition and introduction to some key concepts and issues

J.R. Ybema, J.C. Jansen, F.T. Ormel (Working Paper;1999:12)

Metodar for å samanlikne utslepp av klimagassar: GWP-konseptet og alternative metodar

Linda Sygna, Jan S. Fuglestvedt, Hans Asbjørn Aaheim (Working Paper;1999:11)

I denne publikasjonen har vi søkt å presentere ulike metodar for å samanlikne effekten av utslepp av klimagassar. Det globale oppvarmingspotensialet (GWP) er utvikla av FN sitt klimapanel (IPCC) til dette formålet. Dette konseptet har ein viktig funksjon i politiske avvegingar mellom ulike klimagass...

Decision criteria under uncertainty and the climate problem

Camilla Bretteville Froyn (Working Paper;1999:10)

This working paper examines some of the decision criteria suggested by theories on decision making under uncertainty. This is done by applying the criteria to the problem of global warming. It is shown that even if there was a benevolent planner who is both supranational and supragenerational, and e...

Making climate change negotiable: The development of the Global Warming Potential index

Tora Skodvin (Working Paper;1999:09)

One important contribution from science to environmental negotiations is the provision of scientific models, methods and concepts that may serve as decision-making tools and that hence may assist policy-makers in developing adequate solutions to environmental problems. In the context of climate chan...