Monthly Archives: September 2020

Behavioural perspectives for post-pandemic environmental policy

In this article we use the recent Covid-19 crisis to investigate what motivates individuals in their decisions to deal with two externalities, namely disease transmission, in particular social distancing, and the willingness to undertake green expenditure.

No-regret Pollution Abatement Options: A Correction of Bréchet and Jouvet (2009)

In “Why environmental management may yield no-regret pollution abatement options”, Ecological Economics, 2009, Bréchet and Jouvet claim to have theoretically shown that profits maximizing firms can reduce pollution compared to laissez-faire and increase their profits. We correct multiple errors in their paper, with the conclusion that their claim no longer stands.

Engie

About ENGIE Our group is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Our purpose (“raison d’être”) is to act to accelerate the transition...  

Credit Risk Sensitivity to Carbon Price

Based on the 2018 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change scenarios, this article studies the credit risk sensitivity of 795 international companies to carbon prices.