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Pricing Is a Better Climate Commitment
Peter Cramton and Steven Stoft, 5 p. December 2009. #09-07 Abstract & Download
An Op-Ed version of #09-06 submitted to The Economists' Voice." Commitment to a global carbon-pricing target is strong and flexible.
Global Carbon Pricing: A Better Climate Commitment
Peter Cramton and Steven Stoft, 20 p. December 2009. #09-06 Abstract & Download
Demanding commitment to caps has derailed Copenhagen. Shows how to base a strong agreement on a more flexible commitment.
Beyond Kyoto, Flexible Carbon Pricing for Global Cooperation
Steven Stoft, 84 p. October, 2009. #09-05 Abstract and Download
Written for a broad audience, explains how to make a carbon tax fair with refunds, then presents Global Carbon Pricing.
The Global Rebound Effect vs California’s Low-Carbon Fuel Standard
Steven Stoft, October, 2009. #09-04 Abstract and Download
When California use ethanol instead of gasoline, a significant portion of that gasoline is used elsewhere.
The CDM and Sectoral Crediting Mechanisms:
Costs, Rents, and National Commitment Incentives
Steven Stoft, September, 2009. #09-03 Abstract and Download
Sectoral crediting could replace CDM (carbon offsets). This improvement would still pay developing countries not to cooperate.
The Cause of the War over Caps and How to End It
Steven Stoft, June, 2009. #09-02 Abstract and Download
Why international carbon offsets under CDM pay mostly for profits and why this causes conflict over international caps.
Revenues from Carbon Pricing:
Why Their Use Is, in Essence, Funded by a Capitation Tax
Steven Stoft, January, 2009. #09-01 Abstract and Download