Archive for August, 2007

The cost of fighting climate change

EU Climate Policies: Dividing up the Commons, by Juan Delgado.

Note presented to the Economic Policy Committee of the ECOFIN on 30 August 2007 (published in Eyes on Europe, Issue 7, November – April 2008).

pc200708_cover_dividing-up-the-commonsJuan Delgado discusses the economic impact of climate change polices. The EU has committed to an ambitious climate change agenda. The challenge facing Europe now is how to meet the targets at a minimum cost and how to allocate the cost in such a way that it has a neutral impact on competitiveness. This note was presented in August 2007 to the Economic Policy Committee of the EU.

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