Publications of the Chair

A practical approach for curbing congestion and air pollution: Driving restrictions with toll and vintage exemptions

2020
Authors :
Leonardo Basso, Juan-Pablo Montero, and Felipe Sepulveda

Congestion and local air pollution continue to be a serious problem in many cities around the world, partly because of an increasing and ageing...  

COVID-19 and Climate Change: Should Governments Tie Corporate Bailouts to Environmental Efforts or Strengthen Current Environmental Policies?

2020
Authors :
Julie Ing, Jean-Philippe Nicolaï

This article examines the merits of making aid conditional on environmental efforts.

Corporate environmental reporting: Are French firms compliant with the Task Force on Climate Financial Disclosures’ recommendations?

2020
Authors :
Samira Demaria et Sandra Rigot

This article aims to analyse the compliance of CAC 40 firms with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate‐related Financial Disclosures.

Techno-economic assessment of solar energy coupling with large-scale desalination plant: The case of Morocco

2020
Authors :
Maryème Kettani et Philippe Bandelier

This paper examines the cost competitiveness of an extra-large-scale (275,000 m3/d) solar-powered desalination, taking as a case study the Chtouka Ait Baha plant in Morocco.

Behavioural perspectives for post-pandemic environmental policy

2020
Authors :
Guy Meunier and Ingmar Schumacher

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.

Credit Risk Sensitivity to Carbon Price

2020
Authors :
Vincent Bouchet et Theo Le Guenedal

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

A systematic review of the energy and climate impacts of teleworking

2020
Authors :
Andrew Hook, Victor Court Benjamin K Sovacool and Steve Sorrell

The aim of this article is to identify the conditions under which teleworking leads to a net reduction in economy-wide energy consumption, and the circumstances where benefits may be outweighed by unintended impacts.

What policies for the hydrogen sector? Lessons from city buses

2020
Authors :
Guy Meunier, Jean Pierre Ponssard

This note identifies the two major handicaps to be overcome by the hydrogen sector in transport and uses the example of buses to illustrate the public policies that can overcome these obstacles.

Sustainable finance in Japan

2020
Authors :
Kim Schumacher, Hugues Chenet & Ulrich Volz

This article examines the role of sustainable finance and investment in Japan and how the Japanese financial sector can mitigate growing climate risks and support Japan's transition towards a zero-carbon, sustainable economy.

Quantifying the potentials of transport CO2 emissions reductions through prospective scenarios analysis

2020
Authors :
Aurélien Bigo

This study compares and quantifies the potentials of 5 drivers of transport CO2 emissions reductions within French prospective scenarios by 2050.