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Cumulative Carbon Emissions and Climate Change

Dr John Rhys, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are essentially cumulative in the earth's atmosphere.  The thesis of this pap...

The Potential Impact on Europe of Russia’s Evolving Domestic Gas Market

Dr James Henderson, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Historically Russia, and particularly Gazprom, has relied on gas exports to Europe to subsidise low dom...

Exploring policies for the transition towards electric vehicles

In order to meet the target of 450 ppm CO2-equivalent by 2050, a minimum of 50% energy-related GHG emission reduction needs to be achieved globally. The transpo...

An evaluating of the regulation of Incentives for Alternative Electricity Sources in Brazil

Dr Élbia Melo, CCEE -Brazil The reduction of the greenhouse gas emissions is one of the major challenges that has been faced by the humankind nowadays. This c...

Contract Renegotiation and Rent Re-Redistribution: Who Gets Raked Over the Coals?

Dr Ian Lange, University of Stirling Policy shocks affect the rent distribution in long-term contracts, which can lead to such contracts being renegotiated.  ...

The economics of gas storage investment

Ivan Olzack , Oxera Despite longer-term policies to decarbonise the economy, UK dependence on imported gas is growing, driven in large part by gas use in the p...

The Institutional Framework for China’s Energy Transition

Professor Philip Andrews-Speed, University of Dundee How China manages its transition to a low carbon economy though the reform of its energy sector is of crit...

Energy Equity and Innovation in Emerging Countries

Mr Sebastián del Hoyo, University of Buenos Aires The ability to produce innovation on a large scale is one of the key factors behind the creation of a develo...

Regulating Energy Networks to facilitate the Transition in the Energy Industry

Dr Machiel Mulder, Netherlands Competition Authority NMa The growing attention for the environmental effects of using (fossil) energy calls for an evaluation o...

Time to stop experimenting with UK renewable energy policy?

Dr Robert Gross, Imperial College In the period since Britain’s electricity markets were privatised a variety of measures have been put in place to support t...

Can UK Electricity Markets Deliver A Low Carbon Future?

Dr John Rhys, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies The UK electricity market was designed to satisfy the technical requirement to supply a non-storable commodit...

Accelerating the development of emerging renewable energy technologies: research and policy challenges

Dr Mark Winskel, Instiute for Energy Systems, University of Edinburgh Emerging renewable energy technologies promise to open up more diverse and more affordabl...
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