Reflections

La serie di pubblicazioni Reflections mira a fornire approfondimenti su questioni chiave relative ai cambiamenti climatici. Analizzando in modo sintetico le attuali sfide legate alle politiche climatiche ed energetiche ed illustrando i risultati della ricerca scientifica, queste pubblicazioni digitali sono utili a stimolare la discussione su questi temi. Per ricevere “Reflections”, scrivere un’email a news@iccgov.org.

The State of the EU Carbon Market

Autore: Corina Haita

The EUA price has been lowered since the beginning of Phase II of the scheme. The main driver of this result is the excess supply triggered by the recent economic downturn. However, other factors have also contributed to the decrease…

The common framework for climate policy in South-East Asia

Autore: Jan Trevisan

South-East Asia is very vulnerable to the negative effects of climate change, and soon the region’s own rapid economic growth will start threatening its biodiversity richness. Regional climate policies are shaped through ASEAN, that developed over the years a multi-sectoral…

The State of Compliance in the Kyoto Protocol

Autore: Corina Haita

The first Kyoto commitment period ends this year. The EU-15 is on track to meet its common target, thanks to Finland, Greece, Portugal, Ireland¸ France, Belgium, Sweden, the UK and Germany, who accomplished or surpassed their respective targets. Sweden was…

The role of think tanks at the Rio+20 conference

Autore: Jan Trevisan

Think tanks are considered to be "a bridge between science and politics", for the reason that they do not conduct only research, but are also engaged in advocacy activities that have a relevant role in the policy–making process. Recently, many…

Green Growth Policy in Korea: A case study

Autore: Ekaterina Zelenovskaya

The concept of Green Growth has been recently advocated in different international venues such as OECD, UNEP, World Bank, IEA, and at the G8 and G20 meetings. Within this framework, South Korea is the first country in the World to…

Clean energy for all: research perspectives and expectations

Autore: Lorenza Campagnolo and Melania Michetti

In the year of ‘Sustainable Energy for All’ and a few days from the Rio+20 conference, the research on energy poverty and project management practice are of crucial importance to assess the current situation, evaluate the best policy options, and…

The green economy at Rio+20. Who said what?

Autore: Annalisa Savaresi

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) recently convened in Rio de Janeiro to secure renewed political commitment for sustainable development. The Conference included ‘a green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication’ as one of…