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Scholarly Publications

Interests, Norms, and Mass Support for International Climate Policy.

December 2016

Mitigating climate change requires countries to provide a global public good.

Opportunities for advances in climate change economics

April 2016

There have been dramatic advances in understanding the physical science of climate change, facilitated by substantial and reliable research support.

Making Carbon Offsets Work in the Developing World: Lessons from the Chinese Wind Controversy

March 2010

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is the leading international carbon market and a driving force for sustainable development globally.

Other Publications

India Nuclear Deal, the: Implications for Global Climate Change

July 2006

The debate over the India nuclear deal has been too one-dimensional.

Global Warming Plan is Full of Hot Air

February 2002

In recent years, the U.S. debate on global warming policy has been stymied by the unachievable goals of the Kyoto Protocol. Cutting U.S.

News

What we need to know about the economics of climate change

April 2016

Scientists have made huge strides in understanding the physical and biological dimensions of climate change, from deciphering why climate has changed in the past to predicting how it might change...

What will climate change cost?

October 2015

When thousands of scientists, economists and policymakers meet in Paris this December to negotiate an international climate treaty, one question will dominate conversations: what is the climate...

Global Food Security: An uphill battle that must be won

November 2011

Stanford Law graduate student Sam Sasan Shoamanesh op-ed piece on the inspiring keynote speech delivered this past Thursday by Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Events

Imagining Xi Jinping's China in 2023: Is a New Type of Great Power Relationship Possible Between the U.S. and China

April 16, 2014

Mr. Rudd served as Australia’s 26th Prime Minister from 2007 to 2010, then as Foreign Minister from 2010 to 2012, before returning to the Prime Ministership in 2013. As Prime Minister, Mr.

Addressing the 'Coal Renaissance' in a Post-Kyoto World

June 13, 2011

On Monday, June 13, 2011 at 4:15 p.m.

2010 MIIS International Trade and Investment Conference: Opportunities and Strategies in Emerging Economies

March 12, 2010

PESD researcher Richard K. Morse to speak on the "Carbon Markets: Developing Countries & the Next Clean Development Mechanism" panel.

Projects

Climate Change Policy

Many of the most significant efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions employ market mechanisms.  Notably, under the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), major emitters in Europe are...
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People

David Lobell Senior Fellow Associate Professor, Earth System Science, William Wrigley Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Phillip Lipscy Center Fellow Assistant Professor, Political Science