Calel, Raphael and Dechezlepretre, Antoine (2012) Low-carbon innovation is up, but not because of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme. British Politics and Policy at LSE (01 May 2012) Blog Entry.
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By being part of the EU’s Emission Trading Scheme, it was thought that UK firms would have increased incentives to decarbonise, spurring technological innovation. Raphael Calel and Antoine Dechezleprêtre argue that this is not the case. Their research indicates that the scheme has thus far failed to encourage companies as was intended; there is little difference in patenting rates for low carbon technologies between countries that are and are not part of the scheme. While low-carbon innovation is up, it is not because of the EU ETS.
|Item Type:||Website (Blog Entry)|
|Additional Information:||© 2012 The Authors|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences|
|Sets:||Research centres and groups > Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
|Date Deposited:||06 Feb 2013 09:33|
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