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Transport: A roadblock to climate change mitigation?
Urban mobility solutions foster climate mitigation Global emissions scenarios studies, such as those informing the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report (AR5),Expand
Making carbon pricing work for citizens
The gap between actual carbon prices and those required to achieve ambitious climate change mitigation could be closed by enhancing the public acceptability of carbon pricing through appropriate useExpand
Avoiding Carbon Lock-In: Policy Options for Advancing Structural Change
An obstacle for the transformation to a low-carbon economy is the carbon lock-in: fossil fuel-based (“dirty”) technologies dominate the market although their carbon-free (“clean”) alternatives areExpand
Steering the Climate System: Using Inertia to Lower the Cost of Policy: Comment
Lemoine and Rudik (2017) argues that it is efficient to delay reducing carbon emissions, due to supposed inertia in the climate system's response to emissions. This conclusion rests uponExpand
Carbon Taxation , Inequality and Engel ’ s Law – The Double Dividend of Redistribution
UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPT – PLEASE DO NOT QUOTE Empirical evidence shows that low-income households spend a high share of their income on carbon-intensive goods. This observation gives reason to theExpand
Towards demand-side solutions for mitigating climate change
Research on climate change mitigation tends to focus on supply-side technology solutions. A better understanding of demand-side solutions is missing. We propose a transdisciplinary approach toExpand
Closing the emission price gap
Even without internationally concerted action on climate change mitigation, there are important incentives for countries to put a price on their domestic emissions, including public financeExpand
How to make a carbon tax reform progressive: The role of subsistence consumption
This letter analyzes the distributional effects of a carbon tax reform when households must consume carbon-intensive goods above a subsistence level. The reform is progressive if revenues areExpand
Environmental Taxation, Inequality and Engel’s Law: The Double Dividend of Redistribution
Empirical evidence shows that low-income households spend a high share of their income on pollution-intensive goods. This fuels the concern that an environmental tax reform could be regressive. WeExpand
Happy or liberal? Making sense of behavior in transport policy design
Appropriate microeconomic foundations of mobility are decisive for successful policy design in transportation and, in particular, for the challenge of climate change mitigation. Recent researchExpand