RESEARCH LIBRARY
Research Papers

Climate Change

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 |

2013

Hawkins, David. "Cleaner Power - Safer Climate." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 72nd Plenary Session, September 27, 2013. 27 pages.

James Bushnell. "Interactions of Emission and Electricity Markets in the WECC." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 70th Plenary Session, Dana Point, CA, March 7-8, 2013. 10 pages.

Gibbs, Michael. "California Climate Program." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 70th Plenary Session, Dana Point, CA, March 7-8, 2013. 9 pages.

Kristov, Lorenzo. "California's Cap-and-Trade Regime." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 70th Plenary Session, Dana Point, CA, March 7-8, 2013. 7 pages.

Murtishaw, Scott. "Cap and Trade Implementation for California's Investor-Owned Utilities." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 70th Plenary Session, Dana Point, CA, March 7-8, 2013. 10 pages.

Ward, Brian. "Making Investment Decisions During the Environmental Policy Debate." Harvard Electricity Policy Group 72nd Plenary Session, September 27, 2013. 6 pages.

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2012

The EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Emission Data tool. "EPA Web tool tracks major greenhouse gas sources." Los Angeles Times, January 11, 2012.

Cavanagh, Ralph, and John Howat. "Finding Common Ground Between Consumer and Environmental Advocates." ElectricityPolicy.com, May 2, 2012.

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2011

Brownstein, Mark. "Thoughts on Financing a Low Carbon Future." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Sixty-Fifth Plenary Session, Dallas, TX, December 1, 2011. 7 pages.

The Analysis Group. New Analysis Quantifies Economic Impact of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in Ten States. November 15, 2011.

Committee on Climate Change. "Renewable Energy Review." May, 2011.

Hogan, William. "Electricity Market Reform: Market Design and the Green Agenda." 34th IAEE International Conference Institutions, Efficiency and Evolving Energy Technologies. Stockholm, Sweden. June 21, 2011. 20 pages.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Summary for Policy Makers. An IPCC Special Report on
Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation
[O. Edenhofer, R. Pichs-Madruga, Y.
Sokona, K. Seyboth, P. Matschoss, S. Kadner, T. Zwickel, P. Eickemeier, G. Hansen, S. Schlömer,
C. v. Stechow (eds)], Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York,
NY, USA, May 2011. Full Report.

Johannes Herold, Technische Universität Berlin, Sophia Rüster, Technische Universität Dresden, and Christian Von Hirschhausen, Technische Universität Dresden. Carbon Capture; Transport and Storage in Europe: A Problematic Energy Bridge to Nowhere? Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei, January 2011.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation. The Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act from 1990 to 2020. Final Report, March 2011. 238 pages.

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2010

Bradbury, James. Recent Developments in U.S. Climate Policy. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Fifty-Eighth Plenary Session. Santa Monica, CA. February 25, 2010. 15 pages.

NERC Special Report: Reliability Impacts of Climate Change Initiatives: Technology Assessment and Scenario Development. July 2010, 101 pages.

Greene, Nathanael . "Climate and Renewables: What's Next?" Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Sixtieth Plenary Session, Cambridge, MA. October 1, 2010. 10 pages.

Hemphill, Stuart. "Where do FiTs (Feed-in Tariffs) Fit? A Perspective from the Nation's Largest Renewable Energy Buyer." Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Sixtieth Plenary Session, Cambridge, MA. October 1, 2010. 7 pages.

Hogan, William. Electricity Pricing and Low Carbon Energy Policies. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Sixty-First Plenary Session, Marana, AZ, December 9, 2010. 21 pages.

Long, Jane. California Energy System Portraits for 2050: Targeting 80% emission reductions. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Sixty-First Plenary Session, Marana, AZ, December 9, 2010. 28 pages.

Jaffe, Seth. Carbon Policy When There Is No Carbon Policy. Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Sixty-First Plenary Session, Marana, AZ, December 9, 2010. 21 pages.

Leahy, Kevin. Under the Lamp post - Nothing but Moths? Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Sixty-First Plenary Session, Marana, AZ, December 9, 2010. 22 pages.

Nordhaus, William D. Economic aspects of global warming in a post-Copenhagen environment. PNAS 107, no. 26 (June 29, 2010): pp:11721-11726. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1005985107

O'Neill, Richard. Carbon Policy: Where is the Light Good? Presentation to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group, Sixty-First Plenary Session, Marana, AZ, December 9, 2010. 24 pages.

Sakhrani, Vivek, and John E. Parsons. "Electricity Network Tariff Architectures: A Comparison of Four OECD Countries." Paper No. 10-008, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, a Joint Center of the Department of Economics, MIT Energy Initiative, and Sloan School of Management. July 2010.

Wasserstrom, Dr. Robert, and Susan Reider. Electric Transmission and Carbon Reduction:
A Survey of Environmental Leaders and State Regulators.
The Center for Energy Economics at the Univeristy of Texas, Austin, and The Terra Group. January 23, 2010. 20 pages.

2009

Compete Coalition and the Environmental Defense Fund. Joint Statement and General Principles Supporting Market-Based Policies for Climate Change and Electricity. May 6, 2009.

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2008

Aldy, Joseph, and Robert Stavins. Designing the Post- Kyoto Climate Regime: Lessons from the Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements. An Interim Progress Report for the 14th Conference of the Parties, Framework Convention on Climate Change. Poznan, Poland, December 2008. 56 pages.

California Air Resources Board for the State of California. Climate Change Proposed Scoping Plan. October 2008, 142 pages. Climate Change Proposed Scoping Plan Appendices: Volume II: Analysis and Documentation. 300 pages.
Major Peer Review Comments and Air Resources Board Staff Responses. Peer Review of the Economic Supplement
to the AB 32 Draft Scoping Plan.
November 2008, 147 pages.

Linares, Pedro, Francisco Javier Santos, Mariano Ventosa, Luis Lapiedra. Incorporating Oligopoly, CO2 Emissions Trading and Green Certificates Into a Power Generation Expansion Model. Automatica, Volume 44, No. 6, pp.1608-1620 (June, 2008).

Stoft, Steven, with assistance from Dan Kirshner. Carbonomics: How to Fix the Climate and Charge It to OPEC. Diamond Publishing; 1st edition (December 1, 2008), 297 pages.

2007

Corneli, Steve. Competitive Generation Investment: On the Brink of Climate Change. Presentation to the HEPG Forty-Eighth Plenary Session. October, 2007. 16 pages.

DeWitt, Laurence. CO2 Allowances: Efficiency and Equity. Presentation to the HEPG Forty-Ninth Plenary Session. December, 2007. 8 pages.

Ellerman, A. Denny and Barbara K. Buchner. Over-Allocation or Abatement? A Preliminary Analysis of the EU ETS Based on the 2005-06 Emissions Data. 2007. 45 pages.

Jaffe, Judson. Allocation of Emission Allowances: An Economic Perspective. Presentation to the HEPG Forty-Ninth Plenary Session. December, 2007. 14 pages.

King, Robert. Ample Opportunity, Ample Risks: The Dilemma of Generating Companies Trying to Make Prudent Needed Investment in the Context of Climate Change Uncertainty. Presentation to the HEPG Forty-Eighth Plenary Session. October, 2007. 11 pages.

Leahy, Kevin. Thermodynamics, Economics and Politics: The practical constraints in climate change mitigation & Implications for Investment and Planning. Presentation to the HEPG Forty-Eighth Plenary Session. October, 2007. 18 pages.

Pizarro, Pedro. Climate Change: Setting the Stage for Company Investment. Presentation to the HEPG Forty-Eighth Plenary Session. October, 2007. 4 pages.

Raymond, Leigh. Allocating Emission Allowances: Learning from EU & US Experiences. Presentation to the HEPG Forty-Ninth Plenary Session. December, 2007. 21 pages.

Smith, Anne. Climate Policy and Business Decisions: How Can Generators and Utilities Manage Risks? Presentation to the HEPG Forty-Eighth Plenary Session. October, 2007. 14 pages.

Stavins, Robert, Judson Jaffe and Todd Schatzki. Too Good to Be True? An Examination of Three Economic Assessments of California Climate Change Policy. Related Publication 07-01, January 2007, 44 pages.

Stavins, Robert. Global Climate Change: What is to be Done? An Economic Perspective. 1 June 2007. Presentation to HEPG 47th Plenary Session, 15 pages. See also Beyond Kyoto: Getting Serious About Climate Change. The Milken Institute Review, First Quarter 2005. Article, 10 pages.

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