Leaving the hearth you know: Internal migration and energy poverty

We document the relationship between rural–urban migration and energy poverty in South Africa. Our findings show that migrants to urban areas experience significant reductions in energy poverty, particularly in the use of traditional cooking fuels. Our study also explores energy poverty outcomes for both sending and receiving households, gender differences among migrants, and other amenities.

Coordination of sectoral climate policies and life-cycle emissions

The present paper addresses the issue of sectoral policy coordination, especially when Pigovian carbon pricing is unavailable. It analyzes the optimal allocation of mitigation effort among two vertically connected sectors, an upstream (e.g. electricity) and a downstream (e.g. transportation) one.

Extending the limits of the abatement cost

The paper examines the relevant cost benefit framework for state agencies investigating the potential of local projects to mitigate climate change. We propose a new metric that incorporates into the analytical framework the dynamic interactions between the project and its continuation.

Profitability and Revenue Uncertainty of Wind Farms in Western Europe in Present and Future Climate

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Article published in Energies 2022, 15. Investments into wind generation may be hampered by revenues uncertainty caused by the natural variability of the resource, the...  

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.

Enhancing financial transparency to mitigate climate change: Towards a Climate Risks and Opportunities Reporting Index

Using the IPCC (2018) medium (2024) and long-term (2060) scenarios, this study analyzes the credit risk sensitivity of 763 international companies.

Why local initiatives for the energy transition should coordinate. The case of cities for fuel cell buses in Europe

Article accepted in the Revue d’Economie Industrielle Hydrogen is a possible alternative to the internal combustion engine, alongside battery-powered vehicles, in the context of reducing greenhouse...  

Green bond: the emperor wears no clothes

This article demonstrates that the green bond cannot constitute an incentive to carry out a green project.

How to re-conceptualise and re-integrate climate finance into society through ecological accounting?

We propose an exploratory and theoretical study which introduces how and why a particular and innovative ecological accounting approach, the CARE model, currently called upon by a growing number of practitioners and researchers, is a relevant framework to re-conceptualise the issue of climate finance

Expenditure elasticity and income elasticity of GHG emissions: A survey of literature on household carbon footprint

The article examines the relationship between a household’s income and its carbon emissions (the carbon footprint). It is found that, generally, the carbon footprint grows less rapidly than expenditure, and confirms that the income elasticity is lower than the expenditure elasticity