Archive of economics documents

  • Turn Toward Climate Safety Type: Fact Sheet
    Date: November 30, 2009
    Lays out a set of principal building blocks that need to be put in place for the turn toward climate safety and shows how to generate sufficient finan
  • Clearing the air on EU’s carbon market Type: Fact Sheet
    Date: July 9, 2009
    The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) is the world's first mandatory cap-and-trade program for CO2 emissions. This fact sheet describes
  • Docking into a global carbon market Type: Report
    Date: March 17, 2009
    Financing the transition to low-carbon economic development must be the focus of any framework to encourage developing countries’ participation in the
  • The Clear Path: Rewarding Early Actions by Emerging Economies to Limit Carbon Type: Report
    Date: January 13, 2009
    EDF proposes a new framework in Poznan that would encourage emerging economies to cap greenhouse gas emissions as part of their participation in a pos
  • Cap and trade 101 Type: Fact Sheet
    Date: March 20, 2009
    Behind cap and trade lies a simple idea: the market can be a powerful tool for achieving environmental progress.
  • REDD document library Type: Legislative Analysis
    Date: November 29, 2009
    Collection of key documents on the REDD program.
  • Cost of cutting carbon: Pennies a day Type: Report
    Date: October 2, 2009
    The cost of capping global warming pollution over the next two decades is almost too small to measure.