Perspectives on climate policies

Forskningsoutput: Working paper

Abstract

The purpose of this article is twofold: First to discuss three misconceptions in the debate on climate policies: i) that de-growth is necessary, ii) that the market economy is part of the problem rather than part of the solution to climate change, and iii) that the only policy tool needed is to price carbon emissions. Second, to argue that climate change cuts across traditional policy areas and that a wide set of different policy tools is required to reduce emissions. I also call for sequential policies that begin by enabling decarbonization before focusing on phasing out emissions.

Detaljer

Författare
Enheter & grupper
Forskningsområden

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ) – OBLIGATORISK

  • Nationalekonomi

Nyckelord

  • climate change, economic development, growth, carbon tax, climate policies
Originalspråkengelska
FörlagLUSEM Sustainability Research Network
Antal sidor15
StatusPublished - 2019 dec 1
PublikationskategoriForskning

Publikationsserier

NamnLSR Working Papers Series
FörlagLUSEM Sustainability Research Network
Nr.2019:01

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