A Complete Collection of Carbon-Price-Commitment Papers
All of these papers are by authors that now support global carbon pricing, although the earliest papers pre-date the adoption of the cap-or-tax specification. Related papers and documents can be found here: Related Papers
2016-03 Dion, Stéphane, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada. “Climate Change: a Risk Amplifier for World Security” (7 pp.) (en français)
2015-07 Cramton, Peter, Ockenfels, Axel, and Steven Stoft. “An International Carbon-Price Commitment Promotes Cooperation” (18 pp.) Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy, 4:2.
2015-07 Stiglitz, Joseph. “Overcoming the Copenhagen Failure with Flexible Commitments,” (9 pp.) Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy, 4:2.
2015-01 Weitzman, Martin. “Internalizing the Climate Externality: Can a Uniform Price Commitment Help?” (18 pp.) Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy, 4:2.
2015-07 Stiglitz, Joseph. “Bridging the gap in the context of the financial crisis” (18 slides) at Our Common Future under Climate Change, UNESCO, July 10, Paris.
2015-01 Weitzman, Martin. “Voting on Prices vs. Voting on Quantities in a World Climate Assembly” (25 pp.)
2014-10 Dion, Stéphane. “Are the Negotiations for a Global Climate Change Agreement Stalled? If so, What Can Be Done?.” (en français) Harvard Canada Seminar.
2014-09 McKibbin, Warwick, Adele Morris and Peter Wilcoxen. “A Proposal to Integrate Price Mechanisms into International Climate Negotiations,” Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies, vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 600–608
2014-05 Stoft, Steven. “Don’t Blame the Negotiators; Change the Climate Game: Price Carbon“ (44 slides) 3rd Mannheim Energy Conference.
2013-11 Dion, Stéphane. “North America Should Lead the Way Toward a Worldwide Harmonized Carbon Price-11.” (5 pp.) The NAFTA Promise and the North American Reality
2013-11 Weitzman, Martin. “Can Negotiating a Uniform Carbon Price Help to Internalize the Global Warming Externality?“ Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists 1, no. 1/2: 29–49.
2013-09 Dion, Stéphane. “Carbon Taxes: Can a Good Policy Become Good Politics?“ (18 pp) Chapter 10 from Tax Is Not a Four-Letter Word: A Different Take on Taxes in Canada.
2013-05 Cramton, Peter, Ockenfels, Axel, and Steven Stoft. “How to Negotiate Ambitious Global Emissions Abatement-05 – A Statement of Key Principles and an Explanatory Note.” (10 pp.) Working paper.
2012-06 Dion, Stéphane. “Global Carbon Pricing as a Tool to Enhance National Climate Laws.” (4 pp.) Introductory Remarks to GLOBE International’s World Summit of Legislators, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 17, 2012.
2012-06 Dion, Stéphane. “Towards a Science-Based Global Harmonized Carbon Price.” (4 pp.) Introductory Remarks delivered on a Panel Discussion at
the UNCSD Rio + 20, June 15, 2012.
2012-05 Dion, Stéphane & Éloi Laurent. “From From Rio to Rio: A Global Carbon Price Signal to Escape the Great climate Inconsistency-05” (20 pp.) Working papers OFCE.
2012-04 Cramton, Peter and Steven Stoft. “How to Fix the Inefficiency of Global Cap and Trade” (5 pp.) The Economists’ Voice, 9.
2012-03 Cramton, Peter and Steven Stoft. “Global Climate Games How Pricing and a Green Fund Foster Cooperation,” (10 pp.) Economics of Energy & Environmental Policy, 1:2.
2010-05 Ley, Eduardo. “Global Carbon Pricing,” (4MB slides) World Bank, Austria, May 12.
2010-02 Cramton, Peter and Steven Stoft. “Price is a Better Climate Commitment” (7 pp.) The Economists’ Voice, 7:1, February.
2010-01 Stiglitz, Joseph. “Overcoming the Copenhagen Failure,” (2 pp.) Project Syndicate.
2009-07 Stoft, Steven. “Flexible Global Carbon Pricing: A Backward-Compatible Upgrade for the Kyoto Protocol” European University Institute Working Paper No. RSCAS 2009/35, July.
2008-10 Cooper, Richard N. “The Case for Charges on Greenhouse Gas Emissions” (33 pp.) The Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements
2008-06 Nordhaus, William. A Question of Balance: Weighing the Options on Global Warming Policies, (256 pp.) Yale University Press.
2006-07 Stiglitz, Joseph, “A New Agenda for Global Warming,” (4 pp.) The Economists’ Voice, 3.7.
2006-01 Cooper, Richard N. “Alternatives to Kyoto: the Case for a Carbon Tax-01“ (11 pp.) Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard.
2005-12 Nordhaus, William. “Life After Kyoto: Alternative Approaches to Global Warming Policies,” (32 pp.) NBER Working Paper, number 11889.
2004-09 Cooper, Richard N. “A Global Carbon Tax?” (6 pp.) Council on Foreign Relations, Commissioned Briefing Notes for the CIGI/CFGS L20 Project.
2004-08 Cooper, Richard N. “A Carbon Tax in China?“ (11 pp.) Department of Economics, Harvard University,” Working Paper.
2000-01 Cooper, Richard N. “International Approaches to Global Climate Change.” (27 pp.) World Bank Research Observer, Vol 15; Part 2, pages 145-172,
1999-02 Nordhaus, William. “Requiem for Kyoto: An Economic Analysis of the Kyoto Protocol” (46 pp.)
1998-07 Nordhaus, William, “Is the Kyoto Protocol a Dead Duck? Are There Any Live Ducks Around?” Working Paper (summary only), Department of Economics, Yale University, 31 July.
1998-02 Cooper, Richard N. “Toward a Real Global Warming Treaty.” (8 pp.) Foreign Affairs Magazine, March/April, 1998.