Climate change

Scholarly Publications

A Herd Mentality in the Design of International Environmental Agreements?

February 2005

When addressing an externality such as air pollution, regulators can control policy inputs (e.g., pollution taxes and technology standards) or outputs (e.g., emission caps).

Political Economy and the Hydrogen Revolution

September 2003

In recent years, the professional punditry has lofted hydrogen into the firmament of technological wonders.

Impact of Power Sector Reforms on Technology, Efficiency and Emissions: Case Study of Andhra Pradesh, India

March 2004

The study traces the pattern of development of the electricity sector in India through a case study of the state of Andhra Pradesh.

Other Publications

A New Currency: Climate Change and Carbon Credits

July 2004

A new currency is emerging in world markets.

Making Carbon Markets Work

September 2007

PESD collaborators David Victor and Danny Cullenward published a new piece in Scientific American on lessons learned from efforts to build institutions to control emissions of greenhouse gases....

Environment Gridlock

February 2009

One effect of the new Obama administration's global charm is that America could be let out of the environmental doghouse.

News

PESD releases new working paper on potential for CCS technology to capture greenhouse gases in electricity sector

June 2009

Focusing on capture systems for coal-fired power plants until 2030, a sensitivity analysis of key CCS parameters is performed to gain insight into the role that CCS can play in future mitigation...

A new currency--carbon credits--are emerging, write David Victor and Joshua House

August 2004

In an article in the Harvard International Review, David Victor and Joshua House give an overview and describe the implications.

Council on Foreign Relations publishes new book on America's climate change policy

September 2004

PESD Director David Victor has authored a new book that presents, in the form of presidential speeches, three different visions for America's climate change policy.

Old Events

Workshop on Power Market Reforms and Global Climate Change

January 27, 2005

This meeting will focus on the intersection of two crucial challenges for the organization of energy infrastructures in the developing world.

Energy Security

October 13, 2005

"Energy security" is an elastic concept.

Projects

Instruments of Energy and Environmental Policy

Instruments of Energy Policy, hosted by the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, brings to Stanford four notable researchers...
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