Yearly Archives: 2020

Thèse – Economic growth, energy use and climate change : a historical and prospective approach

Achieving the energy shift requires an evolution of the structural and financial structures to develop, finance, and deploy low-carbon assets. Based on a historical and prospective approach, this PhD thesis develops four essays devoted to an analysis of the viability of the energy shift within the framework of a structural approach.

Thèse – Déploiement des énergies renouvelables : déterminants globaux et financement participatif en france

The focus of this thesis is the French renewable energy crowdfunding sector because it has experienced a strong growth in the context of a favorable regulatory environment. I conduct a case study of a French crowdfunding platform specialized in renewable energy projects to better understand its business model and the risks associated with it.

How can strategy reformulation and CSR initiatives converge? The case of BOP

This paper investigates a case in which, on paper, the green lights were everywhere. Yet after more than 10 years of existence, the program remains in a stalemate status.The paper identifies three main organiszational barriers.

Economic impacts of a glacial period: a thought experiment to assess the disconnect between econometrics and climate sciences

After discussing the weaknesses of the aggregated statistical approach to estimate economic damage, we conclude that, if these functions cannot reasonably be trusted for such a large cooling, they should not be considered to provide relevant information on potential damage in the case of a warming of similar magnitude, as projected in the case of unabated greenhouse gases.

Designing conditional schemes for green industrial policy under different information structures

We assume that a project requires an initial outlay and may either succeed or fail. The probability of success depends on its type and...  

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

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?

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

The different types of renewable energy finance: A Bibliometric analysis

This article conducts a bibliometric analysis of the academic publications on the financing of renewable energies referenced in Web of Science up to June 2018. Our analysis reveals 11 main clusters. We highlight the fact that a majority of the sample focuses on market-based policy instruments used to support renewable energy development.

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

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

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.