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This page contains interesting reports on the current state of our climate, environmental economics, emissions, natural resources and much more. 

  • “We talk and talk about taxing carbon. Meanwhile lobbyists secure enormous subsidies instead.” IMF Working paper
  • Carbon markets around the world are continuing to expand and gather momentum, according to a series of case studies released by IETA, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and CDC Climat Research today, despite diverse challenges. The World's Carbon Markets
  • Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace has released a retrospective report of transaction activity on the global voluntary carbon markets over the last decade, up to and including information on 2014 transactions. The report finds that companies, governments, and individuals voluntarily spent just under $4.5 billion to transact nearly one billion carbon offsets from projects that halt deforestation, install renewable energy, promote energy efficiency, distribute cleaner-burning cookstoves, and more. Ahead of the Curve: State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2015.


Policy Design researchers

At the environmental economics unit at the Department of Economics we are several researchers focusing on policy and the design of policy instrument. Namely Thomas Sterner, Jessica Coria, Olof Johansson-Stenman, Åsa Löfgren, Gunnar Köhlin, Håkan Eggert, and Wolfgang Habla. We are all part of the research program COMMONS but our own research also stretch beyond common pool resources.


Page Manager: Marie Andersson|Last update: 11/11/2015

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