OECD Energy and Climate Policy: Bending the Technological Trajectory

DUBLIN, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/62sxz9/energy_and) has announced the addition of the new report "Energy and Climate Policy: Bending the Technological Trajectory" to their offering.
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Technological innovation can lower the cost of achieving environmental objectives, so it is important to understand how environmental policy design and technological innovation are linked.

This is particularly true in the area of climate change where the estimated future costs of reducing greenhouse gas emissions are affected greatly by the technological trajectory of the economy. While we suspect that public policy can play an important role in accelerating the development and diffusion of climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies, empirical evidence in this area remains scant.

This book presents a series of papers that explore the extent to which technological innovation can lower the cost of achieving climate change mitigation objectives.

Key Topics Covered:


Executive summary

Chapter 1. Recent trends in innovation in climate change mitigation technologies by Ivan Haèiè, Fleur Watson, Nick Johnstone and Chris Kaminker

Chapter 2. The determinants of innovation in electricity generation technologies: A patent data analysis by Elisa Lanzi, Ivan Haèiè and Nick Johnstone

Chapter 3. Technological change, fuel efficiency and carbon intensity in electricity generation: A cross-country empirical study by Elena Verdolini, Nick Johnstone and Ivan Haèiè

Chapter 4. Increasing the penetration of intermittent renewable energy: Innovation in energy storage and grid management by Nick Johnstone and Ivan Haèiè

Chapter 5. International technology agreements for climate change: Analysis based on co-invention data by Nadja Kahrobaie, Ivan Haèiè and Nick Johnstone

Chapter 6. Energy and climate policy: Conclusions and further policy research by Nick Johnstone and Ivan Haèiè

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