Cameron Hepburn

Oxford economic geography conference 2015

The School of Geography and the Environment and The Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at the University of Oxford invites geographers, regional scientists, policy makers and researchers of related disciplines to participate in the Fourth Global Conference on Economic Geography to be held in Oxford on 19-23 August, 2015.

1.5°C Conference on Climate Change

Climate Analytics researchers are in Keble College in Oxford 20-22 September for the conference entitled “1.5 degrees: Meeting the challenges of the Paris Agreement.” The two-day meeting of over 200 prominent climate science and policy researchers aims to identify the key areas the scientific community will need to concentrate on to fill the research gap … Continued

Allianz Oxford Pensions Conference

Risks to global financial stability have increased. With the sustainability of the economic recovery in the United States in question, uncertainty about China’s prospects, disputes over the consequences of the global wealth redistribution triggered by the collapse of oil prices, and geopolitics in turmoil the list of risk factors is long. At this year’s Allianz … Continued

Oxford Analytica Conference 2016

The Paris Climate Conference (COP21) in December last year culminated in a global agreement to limit the temperature rise to less than 2 degrees compared to pre-industrial levels. While the accord was widely hailed as historic, it raises a number of important issues for corporations and governments as well as ordinary citizens. At the heart … Continued

Oxford Energy Seminar 2016

The Oxford Energy Seminar is a fully residential, educational conference for government officials, industrialists, managers and other professionals involved in either public or corporate decisionmaking in the field of energy. The seminar has been held annually, in September, since 1979. It is now widely recognised as an important international forum on energy. Objectives: To enhance … Continued

APPEA 2016 Conference and Exhibition

How have governments reacted to the outcome of December’s Paris Climate Change Summit – and what are the implications for investors? Australian and international experts will address this issue in June at the APPEA 2016 Conference in Brisbane. One of the key plenary presentations on climate change will be given by Professor Cameron Hepburn of … Continued

Aurora Spring Forum

Aurora Energy Research’s Spring Forum 2015 brings together industry leaders to engage on key issues impacting GB, European and global energy markets. Convened at Oxford University, the Forum provides an intimate setting to engage in discussion of emerging economic and political forces, and likely market outcomes.

OPTrust Global Pension Leadership Summit

The OPTrust Global Pension Leadership Summit is an exclusive, invitation-only dialogue that brings together leaders from the worlds of pension investment and public policymaking. The event will provide a two-day forum to address a range of themes that impact long-term asset owners, including: Investing in a low return environment The innovation and infrastructure gap Emerging … Continued

COP21 Paris

Cameron will be attending COP21 in Paris along with Eric Beinhocker of INET at the Oxford Martin School. COP21 will be a crucial conference, as it needs to achieve a new international agreement on the climate, applicable to all countries, with the aim of keeping global warming below 2°C. France will therefore be playing a leading … Continued

New Power, New Models, New Energy – Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme

The Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme is designed to demonstrate a broad range of models, ideas and practical experiences. This unconventional approach is deliberate – to challenge your leadership assumptions and encourage you to think deeply and creatively about the issues you face. Cameron’s session will be on Wednesday 18th November.

Emerging Markets Forum – 2015 Global Meeting

The Emerging Markets Forum (EMF) is a not-for-profit initiative that brings together high-level government and corporate leaders from around the world to engage in dialogue on the key economic, financial and social issues facing emerging market countries. The Forum is committed to bridging the gaps across countries through knowledge sharing, policy debate and private-sector engagement to facilitate their common goal of sustainable … Continued

UK Low-Carbon Energy Policy – Filling the Policy ‘Holes’

Cameron spoke on the ‘Supporting Deployment of Renewables’ panel at this joint workshop between UCL ISR and the Grantham’s Research Institute (LSE). The new Conservative Government has been very active on energy policy since its election in May. A number of policy measures have been scaled back or discontinued, but not yet replaced with a … Continued

4th Stranded Assets Forum

The 4th Stranded Assets Forum was held to discuss: ‘Environment-Related Risks and the Future of Prudential Regulation and Financial Conduct’ Cameron chaired the session on Macroprudential Regulation at Waddesdon Manor. He also gave the keynote dinner speech.    

Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF)

Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF) is aimed at addressing climate change through innovation and ICEF investigates via discussion in the forum what innovative measures should be developed, how the innovation should be promoted, and how cooperation should be enhanced among the stakeholders. Cameron attended this forum along with researchers, business persons and policy makers … Continued

State Farm – New Leadership Narratives

Cameron’s spoke as part of the New Leadership Narratives programme on ‘New Power, New Energy, New Models’ for State Farm.

City University of Hong Kong – New Energy and Stranded Assets

City University of Hong Kong School of Energy and Environment, Ability R&D Energy Research Centre (AERC), HKIE Environmental Division & Hong Kong Climate Change Forum Seminar New Energy, Climate Change and Stranded Assets by Professor Cameron Hepburn, Professor, Director, Economics of Sustainability Programme, Institute of New Economic Thinking, Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, U.K. … Continued

Bristol Festival of Economics

At the 4th Festival of Economics, programmed by Diane Coyle (Enlightenment Economics), economists and other experts from around the world will be debating with each other – and their audiences – on some of the key economic questions of our time. The festival aims to provoke wider learning and debate about economics – so critical to the … Continued

Climate Change Lecture

Cameron will be included on the panel to consider climate change and its potential effects on the maintenance of global stability, security and prosperity.

Wealth and Beyond Conference

Cameron will be speaking with colleagues in the slot titled ‘Next Generation Economy, Energy and Climate Modelling’, during this event in Berlin.

Oxford Energy Conference: Integrating Renewables

The 4th Annual Energy Conference is on Integrating Renewables and will cover: – recent advances in renewables – the emerging challenges of integration, including a German system operator’s perspective – elements of solutions (storage, smart grids and demand-side-measures) scenarios and economics, including necessary market reforms – will end with a panel discussion between leaders from industry, … Continued

Oxford GGR Conference

This event aims to bring together the international community of stakeholders with an interest in this field. This will include academics, policymakers, NGOs, industry, research council funders and the media. The objectives of the meeting are to: – Present the findings of latest developments in this field – Explore what regulatory changes would be required … Continued

Oxford Energy Seminar

Cameron will be speaking at the 37th year of the Oxford Energy Seminar; a fully residential, educational conference for government officials, industrialists, managers and other professionals involved in either public or corporate decisionmaking in the field of energy. More details can be found here

Advance Global Australian Awards

The Advance Global Australian Awards celebrate Australians living overseas, who exhibit remarkable talent, exceptional vision and ambition. They are the only awards to recognise the important contributions of the more than one million Australians living abroad. Cameron is nominated for the Clean Technology category. You can see all the nominees here

Global Conference on Economic Geography

Cameron will be presenting the plenary session on “Green growth: models and metrics” at 5.10pm, sponsored by the School of Geography and the Environment. The objective of the Conference is to foster interdisciplinary worldwide dialogue on the state of the art and the future agenda of economic geography. Its title ‘Mapping Economies in Transformation’ is based … Continued

International Energy Credit Association (IECA) Conference

The IECA 2015 Conference is being held in Rome with the theme of “Past, Present & Future”. Cameron will be giving a key note presentation on “Non-Marginal Energy Risk: Technology, Geopolitics and Climate Change”

Oxford Energy Perspectives 2015

The Energy, Environment and Resources Oxford Business Network’s annual energy conference this year will be on “(Re) Defining Global Energy Supply” Themes: What is the pricing outlook for oil and natural gas in the coming years? What are the forces that will continue to shape future demand and supply of energy? How will traditional producers/exporters adapt … Continued

NCC Growth Workshop

This workshop will be on natural capital and economic growth at the London School of Economics.

GES Conference: the Economics of Natural Capital

Cameron will be speaking on ‘natural capital, economic growth and wealth’ at the GES conference. This mini-conference will discuss the key economic issues relating to natural capital (the elements of the natural environment which provide valuable goods and services to people such as clean air, clean water, food and recreation), including how we value it, account … Continued

‘Nature and Language’ Session with George Monbiot, Oxford Literary Festival

Cameron will be speaking at the Oxford Martin School Literary Festival, on the session ‘Nature and Language: How Language Influences our Relationship with Natural World’. Cameron’s session is on ‘Value and values: how the natural capital agenda frames our approach to nature’ with George Monbiot, chaired by Pilita Clark. Our environmental language is littered with such terms as … Continued

New Energy and Cleantech Awards 2015

Cameron will be on the judges panel for the New Energy and Cleantech Awards 2015.

Green Growth Conference

Cameron will be speaking at LSE’s Green Growth conference, at the 1st session titled ‘The ‘green growth’ narrative and the GRI research programme’

GES Seminar Day

Cameron will be speaking on ‘Field Experiences for Developed Country Policy’ at the HM Treasury. Field experiments in economics are relatively new, yet they have become one of the fastest growing and ‘fashionable’ methodologies in economics and the social sciences in recent years. There are several reasons for this. One is the increasing emphasis amongst policy … Continued

INET Paris: 6th Annual Conference

INET’s 6th Annual Conference in Paris will aim to discuss questions about the long-term evolution of inequality, the concentration of wealth, and the prospects for economic growth, all of which lie at the heart of political economy.   This theme will be addressed in conjunction with other major areas of research to which the Institute has devoted … Continued

Paris & Beyond Seminar Series 2015

Following the agreement between Presidents Obama and Xi Jinping on carbon caps, the focus of climate change negotiations is focussed on the Paris Conference of the Parties in December 2015. This seminar series looks at the big issues at Paris, the chances of success, the possible shape of an agreement, whether it will have much … Continued

Oxford Energy Colloquim talk

Cameron spoke on ‘Energy and green growth’ at the Oxford Energy Colloquium at the School of Geography and the Environment.    

Coca-Cola, WWF & SSEE; ‘Natural Capital’ Workshop

Cameron will be speaking at this invitation-only, free seminar-workshop, which is organised by Coca-Cola, WWF and the Smith School of Enterprise & Environment of Oxford University to discuss ‘Valuing Nature’ for retailers and foodservice. The workshop promises an unique opportunity to advance your knowledge and thinking on the subject of valuing natural capital with access to … Continued

‘Paris and Beyond: Pragmatic Climate Policy’ Seminar Series

The SSEE (Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment) and INET Oxford (Institute of New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School), will be hosting a seminar series in the Hilary Term on ‘Paris and Beyond’ with 8 speakers. There will be 1 speaker every Wednesday from the 21st January until the 11th March. Dieter … Continued

Utility Week Live

Cameron will be speaking at this event, at the Birmingham NEC. Utility Week Live incorporating IWEX is the UK’s first and only exhibition dedicated to the business, operational and technical needs of the UK’s water, electricity and gas utilities. Building on the rich heritage of IWEX – Faversham House’s long-standing exhibition aimed at the UK water companies, their contractors and manufacturing and … Continued

‘Climate Change: Getting a Global Agreement’ Seminar Series

Cameron will be one of the speakers at the Oxford Martin School Hilary & Trinity Term Seminar Series; ‘Climate Change: Getting a Global Agreement’ From 30 November – 11 December 2015, COP 21 will be held in Paris to reach a new legally-binding, international climate change agreement. This term the Oxford Martin School will look at … Continued

EAERE 21st Annual Conference

The European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists’ (EAERE) 21st Annual Conference will be held from the 24th –  27th June 2015 at the University of Helsinki.

Flame Conference

Cameron will be one of the speakers at the Flame Conference 2015; the global forum dedicated to the future of the European gas and LNG industry.

Economics Seminar Series

Cameron will be talking at the Department of Economics at the University of Gothenburg in their Spring 2015 Economics Seminar Series.

‘The Oxford Martin Environment Dialogues’, Oxford Literary Festival

Cameron will be speaking at this talk as part of the Oxford Literary Festival. Hosted by the Oxford Martin School, the dialogues are conceived as an annual series with a new environmental theme each year.

Environmental & Resource Economics Seminar

Cameron will be speaking at the PhD seminar course in Environmental and Resource Economics at the Centre for International Environmental Studies in Geneva on the 5th March 2015.

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015

We live in a fast-paced and interconnected world, where breakthrough technologies, demographic shifts and political transformations have far-reaching societal and economic consequences. More than ever, leaders need to share insights and innovations on how best to navigate the future. The Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters remains the foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top leaders … Continued

Aurora Spring Forum 2015

Aurora Energy Research’s Spring Forum 2015 brings together industry leaders to engage on key issues impacting GB, European and global energy markets. Convened at Oxford University, the Forum provides an intimate setting to engage in discussion of emerging economic and political forces, and likely market outcomes.    

IMF / EC / CESIfo Conference on Energy Tax and Regulatory Policy

Cameron will be presenting at this joint IMF, European Commission and CEOIfo conference at the Ifo Institute in Munich, titled: Energy Tax and Regulatory Policy in Europe: Reform Priorities and Reform Needs.

CFA talk on ‘Unburnable Carbon’

What does ‘unburnable carbon’ really mean? This session for the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Society looks at the practicalities of possible disinvestment in fossil fuels. Cameron and Anthony Hobley (Chief Executive Officer at Carbon Tracker Initiative) will be the speakers.

‘Beyond IPCC – Future Paths for Climate Research’ Conference

The Future Paths for Climate Research Workshop in Gothenburg, Sweden focused on exciting new ideas and hot topics for future climate research.  

360⁰ Ethos Conference

Cameron will be one of the speakers at the 360⁰ Ethos Conference, the biggest conference on Sustainable Businesses of Latin American. The Ethos Institute is an organization dedicated to mobilize the private sector to build an inclusive, green and responsible economy. The 360⁰ Ethos Conference, in addition to its innovative format, will adopt “360⁰” as a concept of business strategy that … Continued

World Economic Forum of the New Champions

Established in 2007 as the foremost global gathering on science, technology and innovation, the Annual Meeting of the New Champions convenes the next generation of fast-growing enterprises shaping the future of business and society together with leaders from major multinationals as well as government, media, academia and civil society.  Cameron spoke at the Oxford IdeasLab … Continued

Oxford Energy Seminar

Cameron will be one of the seminar speakers at this important international forum on energy, presenting on Monday 15th at 3.45pm

GES Conference

Cameron will be speaking at the Government Economic Service conference on Wealth, taking place at HM Treasury.  The abstract of the talk is as follows: Wealth is a stock, not a flow. The country with the highest flow of GDP in a particular year is not necessarily the richest country. The richest country has the … Continued

3rd Annual Oxford Energy Conference

Cameron will be doing a presentation on Transformative Change in Energy

Venture Fest 2014

Cameron will launch a report on the opportunities for low-carbon investment in Oxfordshire at Venture Fest, the annual business creation networking event at the Said Business School. In January the OxFutures “Action on Energy” event launched plans to raise £400m of clean energy investment into Oxford and Oxfordshire by 2020. Attended by a panel of … Continued

OUBEP 2014 Summer School

Cameron will give a one hour lecture as part of the Oxford University Business Economics Programme on threats and opportunities from low-carbon growth.

London Clean Energy Summit

Oxford Energy – Future of Energy Market

Cameron will be speaking at an Oxford Energy event held under Chatham House rule at the House of Lords with senior people from government and business. 

UK – China Energy Dialogue

Panel on future energy mix in the UK and China and the energy policy innovation needed to achieve this

Interdisciplinary Workshop

Interdisciplinary workshop on the role of uncertainty in central bank policy

China Development Forum

Sponsored by the Development Research Center of the State Council, China Development Forum 2013 will be held on March 23-25, 2013 at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing. The theme for the coming Forum is “China: to Deepen Reform and Opening-up for a Well-off Society”. See http://www.cdrf.org.cn/2013cdf-en/ for more detail.

Green Economy Workshop – Stockholm, Sweden

The workshop has been financed by MISTRA – The Swedish Foundation of Strategical Environmental Research – to explore a research agenda for a transition to a green, inclusive economy. Monday 10/2 10.30–11.00 Registration, coffee 11.00–12.15 Welcome address – Lars-Erik Liljelund, Director of Mistra Transition to a green economy — Presentation of the workshop report; key conclusions and … Continued

Smith in the City – Natural Capital

By invitation only. Joint with Dieter Helm, I provide an overview of the insights from our 2014 book, “Nature in the Balance”, and Dieter presents the joint work on green accounting by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Natural Capital Committee (NCC). http://www.ubs.com/microsites/smith-in-the-city/en/upcomingseminars.html    

ESRC Sustainable Prosperity Workshop

Sustainable prosperity: the social science and economy of the nexus Scoping workshop Location: British Academy, London SW1Y 5AH Date: 20 February 2014 The ESRC and British Academy (BA) (external website) are co-hosting a unique scoping workshop designed to explore issues around sustainable prosperity. This interactive event aims to bring a diverse range of people and perspectives together to discuss … Continued

Wealth and Green Growth – INET

The current model of economic growth has generated remarkable increases in human wealth and well-being during the 19th and 20th centuries.  The main mechanism has been the fantastic pace of innovation and knowledge accumulation, and the impressive conversion of resources and “natural capital” into more valuable forms of “produced capital”.  But there are now serious … Continued

Wealth, markets and natural capital – Oxford Natural Capital Seminar

This lecture is the third of eight seminar series, co-convened by Professors Hahn, Helm and Hepburn on Natural Capital.  The lecture addresses the concept and measurement of wealth, the place of natural capital in that framework and the role of markets and prices in protecting natural capital. You can now access slides and a recording of the … Continued

Necker meets Oxford

Leadership Gathering with Sir Richard Branson on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. http://www.virgin.com/unite/our-community/leadership-gathering-necker-meets-oxford See http://www.neckerisland.virgin.com/ for more.

Natural Capital Seminar Series – Oxford SSEE

This week is the first of eight seminar series, co-convened by Professors Hahn, Helm and Hepburn on Natural Capital.   Semnar 1 | Week 1 | Wednesday 22 January 2014 Natural Capital Policy Dieter Helm | Professor, University of Oxford and Chair of the Natural Capital Committee Seminar 2 | Week 2 | Wednesday 29 January 2014 … Continued

Cambridge EPRG – Political games and the power sector

EPRG  – Judge Business School, University of Cambridge – Energy and Environment (E&E) Seminar Series.   http://www.eprg.group.cam.ac.uk/events/weekly-energy-environment-ee-seminars/

ERP Debate: “Is current carbon pricing good enough; and is good carbon pricing enough?”

The Energy Research Partnership is hosting a debate in London on 29th January 2014 between 1700 to 1900, between Professor Cameron Hepburn and Adam Whitmore, the Rio Tinto Chief Advisor on Climate Change.

APPCCG – Tools for decarbonisation: taxes, markets and regulation

The APPCCG and Carbon Connect have partnered to create a series of events entitled “Climate Solutions”. Professor Hepburn will participate in the second event hosted at the Houses of Parliament from 2:00pm – 3:30pm on Tuesday 28 January, which will focus on policy instruments that can tackle climate change. MP Caroline Lucas will chair the … Continued

The economics of climate policy interventions

Inaugural Clarendon Scholars Lecture: Our Environment – The Road to Reconciliation

The Annual Clarendon Talk provides Clarendon Scholars and Alumni an opportunity to hear from prominent academic and speakers discussing their research across some of the biggest challenges facing the world today. The first-ever talk on 2nd Dec 2013 hosted at the Oxford University Press is titled: “Our Environment – The Road to Reconciliation“, and will feature Professor … Continued

Can green strategies be profitable?

‘Professional Networking: Green Careers’ Oxford and Cambridge Club, Pall Mall Cameron will Chair the event with the following panellists: Miriam Kennett –  Co Founder and CEO of the Green Economics Institute and founder and Editor of the International Journal of Green Economics the first green academic journal in the world which is published by Inderscience publishers … Continued

Keep It in the Ground: Climate Change and the Global Campaign Against Coal Mining

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS & GRANTHAM RESEARCH INSTITUTE ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ENVIRONMENT SEMINAR “Keep It in the Ground: Climate Change and the Global Campaign Against Coal Mining” Date: Monday 28th October 2013 Time: 6.00-7.30pm Venue: Clement House, CLM 6.02 Chair: Dr Robert Falkner, Department of International Relations About the seminar: Coal energy, the biggest source … Continued

Chatham House – Climate Change

http://www.chathamhouse.org/climate2013 Delivering Concrete Climate Change Action Towards 2015 21-22 October 2013 Over the past five years, the political conditions for a global agreement on climate change have shifted. There is today growing consensus that responding to a changing climate will require multi-level collaboration and new alliances. In the run-up to the deadline for a new … Continued

Kapsarc Embodied Energy

Oxford Energy Seminar

The Climate Agenda – What Next?

FutureFest

The Value of Everything http://www.futurefest.org/

GGGI Seminar on “Green Growth” (with the Oxford Review of Economic Policy)

The Policy Climate: Focus on China – event with CPI

9:30 –  9:40        Welcome and introduction by the Chair, Alina Averchenkova, Principal Research Fellow, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, LSE  [10 minutes] 9:40 – 10:00        David Nelson, Senior Director at the Climate Policy Initiative, presents key findings for China of report, The Policy Climate [20 minutes] 10:00 – 10:15    Dr Cameron … Continued

Seminar on “Wealth” for the Oxford Review of Economic Policy

Meeting on Energy Pathways

Rethink Economics Conference

UK Energy Policy Day

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss and debate UK energy policy, including some key technical uncertainties on which judgements are needed when building scenarios. The meeting will be open to anyone in Oxford, and to Oxford alumni who work in the energy sector and those in parliament with energy interests.

Green Growth Events – Cape Town, South Africa

Further events on clean technology and green growth in Cape Town, organised in conjunction with the British FCO.

Green Growth Events – Johannesburg & Pretoria, South Africa

A series of events organised by the British FCO and High Commission in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa.  Joint with Philippe Joubert, Chair of the Prince of Wales EU Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change and ex-Deputy CEO of Alstom.

Oxford Blavatnik School – Tackling Climate Change: Is It Time To Give Up On A Multilateral Solution?

This year, thousands of diplomats, NGOs, companies, and others will again try to negotiate a legally binding global deal on emissions, despite the dismal record of the Kyoto Protocol. Why? Outside of a multilateral agreement, what tools, if any, do other actors possess to influence the actions of the US and China (together accounting for … Continued

INET – Trinity Forum in Economics

The Trinity Economic Forum is Ireland’s first student economics forum and was launched by the President of Ireland in February of 2012. The inaugral Forum received national media attention – including RTE’s Nine O’Clock News. We welcomed high calibre speakers including Dan O’Brien, Philip Lane, Piero Formica, Barry O’Leary, John McHale and Mark Little, providing … Continued

Carbon pricing – is a tax better than emissions trading?

Grattan Institute are holding a seminar on energy policy, with special guest Dr Cameron Hepburn. This seminar will provide an opportunity for detailed discussion about climate change policy around the world, and what it means for Australia. We will also discuss the economics of various options for designing carbon pricing schemes.  

Material efficiency: providing material services with less material production

Organised by Dr Julian Allwood, Professor Mike Ashby FRS, Professor Timothy Gutowski and Dr Ernst Worrell One third of the World’s energy is used to make and shape materials. Economic development correlates with material consumption, but in a climate and resource constrained future, this cannot continue. Material Efficiency – delivering material services with less material … Continued

Lecture: Developments in climate policy in emerging markets

A significant proportion of Australian exports are destined for G20 Emerging Market (‘GEM’) countries. Differentials between Australian and GEM country climate policies are important because they affect marginal costs of production and competitiveness. The lecture examines some of these issues, with a focus on climate policy and climate finance at the international levels, in GEM … Continued

Low-carbon revolution

2020 Vision is an environmental campaign set to inspire action on climate change by providing people with a clear view of how their lives will be better by 2020 in a more sustainable, low carbon world.   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3891UY9Elnc[/youtube]

Governing Climate Change After Copenhagen – Podcast

Ngaire Woods chairs a panel discussion looking into the political, economic and environmental consequences of the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference last year Series: Global Economic Governance Programme People: Ngaire Woods, Sir David King & Cameron Hepburn   Click here for podcast

Carbon trading: unethical, unjust and ineffective?

Cap-and-trade systems for greenhouse gas emissions are an important part of the climate change policies of the EU, Japan, New Zealand, among others, as well as China (soon) and Australia (potentially). However, concerns have been raised on a variety of ethical grounds about the use of markets to reduce emissions. For example, some people worry … Continued

Emerging Markets and Climate Change

This lecture considers the economic impact of climate change on and by the largest “emerging markets” of the G20, such as China, India and Brazil. Simply stabilizing emissions in these countries would make a greater contribution to reducing warming as an 80% emissions reduction in Western countries. The carbon intensity of economic development in the … Continued

Putting a Price Tag on Pollution

Pioneering global research commissioned by The Climate Institute reveals that Australia’s major trading partners have higher direct and indirect carbon pricing in their electricity generation sectors in order to drive clean energy investments. The report’s key author, Dr Cameron Hepburn of Vivid Economics, summarises the findings of this groundbreaking study. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZHZGIufA-E[/youtube]

UKELA CCEWP conference

UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) Climate Change and Energy Working Party (CCEWP) Conference on “How is climate change regulation affected by economics and World Trade law? What climate change mitigation policies could governments introduce that might achieve better results?”

Oxford University Business Economics Programme

Lecture on climate change and low-carbon growth

London Climate Forum at Imperial College

The aim of the conference is to inspire delegates – predominantly students and young people – to take action on the climate change and sustainability challenges we are facing. Other speakers include Professor Lord Robert Winston (Professor of Science and Society, Imperial College), James Cameron (Founder and Chairman, Climate Change Capital) and Tony Juniper (Former Executive Director, Friends of … Continued

Ecobuild – beyond construction. Carrot or stick?

ECOBUILD Tuesday 5th – Thursday 7th March 2013 ExCeL, London Session on “Achieving behaviour change”

Emerging Markets Forum, Tokyo

http://www.emergingmarketsforum.org/downloads/2012%20Global%20Meeting%20Program%201008.pdf

The political economy of climate change

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Managing economic rents for the green transformation

Managing economic rents for the green transformation German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) Tulpenfeld 6, 53113 Bonn, Germany On the 6th and 7th November 2012. The conference aims to explore the challenge of mobilizing ‘green’ long-term investments under conditions of uncertainty about future technologies and markets. It will focus on how governments … Continued