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Cap and Trade

Scholarly Publications

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.

Carbon in the classroom: Lessons from a simulation of California’s electricity market under a stringent cap and trade system

August 2013

This paper summarizes the lessons learned from implementing a realistic, game-based simulation of California’s electricity market with a cap-and-trade market for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and...

Bigger is Better: Avoided Deforestation Offsets in the Face of Adverse Selection

March 2011

Voluntary opt-in programs to reduce emissions in unregulated sectors or countries have spurred considerable discussion.

Other Publications

Technology Can Nudge Climate Change Politics

October 2011

Reducing carbon-dioxide emissions is primarily a political problem, rather than a technological one.

ESI Bulletin: The Real Drivers of Carbon Capture and Storage in China

November 2010

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is now widely viewed as imperative for global climate stabilisation.

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...

Morse panelist at the 2011 Silicon Valley Energy Summit

June 2011

Richard Morse addresses key uncertainties remaining in the implementation of cap and trade in California, speaking to leaders from business, policy, and academia in California.

Events

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

June 13, 2011

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

Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World

September 7, 2010

The Program on Energy and Sustainable Development in collaboration with Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School hosted a special conference on Climate Policy...

Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration 2010

July 27, 2010

PESD Researcher Gang He is invited to join the faculty of upcoming Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration 2010 (RECS 2010) program, which is being held at the University of New Mexico from...

People

Mark C. Thurber Associate Director for Research
Chris Bruegge PhD Candidate
Kathy Lung Operations Manager