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The geographical distribution of fossil fuels unused when limiting global warming to 2 °C
Policy makers have generally agreed that the average global temperature rise caused by greenhouse gas emissions should not exceed 2 °C above the average global temperature of pre-industrial times. ItExpand
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Pathways to a Low-Carbon Economy
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The Kuznets Curve for the Environment and Economic Growth: Examining the Evidence
Recent research has examined the relationship between certain indicators of environmental quality and income, concluding on the basis of econometric estimation that in some cases an inverted-UExpand
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Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability: The Prospects for Green Growth
1. Introduction 2. Perceptions of Environmental Scarcity 3. Wealth Creation: Distinguishing between Production, Welfare, Growth and Development 4. The Concept of Environmental Sustainability 5.Expand
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European Environmental Taxes and Charges: Recent Experience, Issues and Trends
  • P. Ekins
  • Computer Science, Economics
  • 1 July 1996
We show that the use of environmental taxes and charges in OECD countries increased by over 50% between 1987 and 1994. Expand
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Identifying critical natural capital
All countries are now broadly aware of the need to take account of environmental issues in their policy making, and many have evolved complex and sophisticated procedures to accomplish this. At theExpand
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Carbon Taxes and Carbon Emissions Trading
This paper surveys the literature on, and examples of current implementation of, carbon taxes and carbon emission permits. It sets out the theoretical basis for these instruments, with specialExpand
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Human choice and climate change, vols 1-4
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Marginal abatement cost curves: a call for caution
Legal commitments to reduce CO2 emissions require policy makers to find cost-efficient means to meet these obligations. Marginal abatement cost (MAC) curves, which illustrate the economics associatedExpand
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Competitiveness and Exemptions From Environmental Taxes in Europe
A number of European countries have introduced a variety of environmental taxes. A common characteristic of their implementation is the inclusion of exemptions and tax relief, in particular for (someExpand
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