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Emissions and credit

The first 'climate smart' sovereign credit ratings suggest global warming downgrades as early as 2030, says team of economists including Dr Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge Business School. The first sovereign credit rating to directly include climate science shows that…

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New Europe: Europe must decarbonise three times faster to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Cambridge Judge’s Professor Michael Pollitt and Dr Chi Kong Chyong comment on Europe’s decarbonisation policy. “We have remodelled the European Commission’s 1.5 TECH and COMBO scenarios and took them further with two additional, extreme cases. Our conclusion is straightforward: European…

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Montel: Critics scorn proposals to extend ETS to heating, transport

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on carbon trading emission scheme. “The key aspect of an emissions trading scheme is the quantity limitation – it’s not the same as a common carbon tax,” he…

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The Fifth Estate: The UK’s emissions trading scheme could outstrip Europe’s as the world wakes up

A report looking at EU climate targets co-authored by Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in the Australian business newspaper for the sustainable built environment. Extending EU Emissions Trading System to buildings and…

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Climate targets

Extending EU Emissions Trading System to buildings and transport will require measures to protect the most vulnerable consumers, says report co-authored by Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School. Proposals to extend the EU Emission Trading System (ETS) to…

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Startups Magazine: Programme for startups looking to make an impact on CO2e emissions

Carbon13, a venture builder for the climate emergency, that supports startups geared at reducing CO2e emissions by2025, is launching a programme for startups and looking for applicants. Co-founder and CEO of Carbon13 Chris Coleridge, who is also Senior Faculty in…

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Helsinki Sanomat: Study finds the cheapest way to reduce traffic emissions: Not everyone should get an electric car

Although electric vehicles are becoming cheaper, sustainable fuels could also play an important role in reducing transport emissions to meet climate-change goals, says a new study co-authored by Dr David Reiner, University Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy at Cambridge Judge…

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‘Nothing is being done’ to explicitly encourage emissions cut by China and America

EU 2030 climate plan a missed opportunity, say Cambridge energy academics. The 2030 framework on climate change and energy policy being debated at a European Union summit this week has a “glaring omission” by failing to link EU policy to…

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Cambridge climate change adviser argues the EU Emission Trading System is working as designed

A recognised climate change expert and government adviser has defended the European Union's Emission Trading System (EU ETS) and says it is working as originally planned. The European Parliament has approved a plan to delay the sale of emission allowances…

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