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In search of good energy policy

Energy policy debates usually revolve around science and technology, but a new book co-edited by Michael Pollitt and David Reiner of Cambridge Judge Business School takes a multidisciplinary approach based in the social sciences and humanities. Discussions of energy policy…

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The Hill: Europe should learn from California’s carbon trading

Robert Ritz, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School co-authored an op-ed discussing Europe’s climate policy and what lessons should be learnt from the US “Europe should seize this opportunity to exert positive influence in the world — and…

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De Volkskrant: Minimum price for CO2

The Dutch government should remain committed to a minimum price on carbon emissions to help create momentum for an EU-wide price floor, writes Robert Ritz, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School. The article is based on the latest…

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Handelsblatt Global: Europe needs a minimum price on carbon emissions

“Adopting a higher price floor for every ton of carbon released during power generation will help EU countries switch from coal to renewables more quickly,” writes Robert Ritz, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School. The article is based…

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Carbon price floor

The European Union should adopt a minimum price on carbon dioxide from electricity generation to boost low-carbon investment, says a new paper from the Energy Policy Research Group at the University of Cambridge. The European Union should introduce a minimum…

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Two Cambridge Judge academics win Research Impact Awards

Professor Michael Pollitt and Professor Paul Tracey of Cambridge Judge are honoured with the School’s 2018 Sandra Dawson Research Impact Award. Professor Michael Pollitt and Professor Paul Tracey of Cambridge Judge Business School have been named winners of the 2018…

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Eurasia Review: US Russia sanctions could have negative impact on EU energy security

Dr Chi Kong Chyong, Research Associate and Director of Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the US’s Russia sanctions and what impact these could have on energy security in Europe. “There is no single…

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Euractiv: Consequences of Gazprom’s commitments on Central and Eastern European gas markets

Dr Chi-Kong Chyong, Research Associate at the Energy Policy Research Group (ERPG), writes about the current energy regulatory system in Europe in the light of an investigation into Gazprom’s suspected violations of EU antitrust rules. “More generally, in light of…

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Business Green: Hard exit from EU emissions trading could damage global climate action

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses how a 'hard exit' from EU emissions trading could damage global climate action: "If we are serious about being a global leader on climate, and if Europe is…

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Why energy technology is all about finding a balance

The impact of energy technology is at the heart of the climate change debate, and Dr David Reiner, Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy, says it's important to see both sides. "I have to see both sides of the argument," says…

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