Publications

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  • Book Chapter: The political economy of low carbon development

    March 22, 2013

    Book Chapter: The political economy of low carbon development

    New book chapter from Matthew Lockwood: The political economy of low carbon development in F. Urban and J. Nordensvard (eds.) Low Carbon Development: Key Issues, published by Earthscan/Routledge. For more information visit the Routledge website. Low Carbon Development: Key Issues is the first comprehensive textbook to address the interface between international development and climate change in a carbon constrained world. It discusses the key conceptual, empirical and policy-related issues of low carbon development and takes an international and interdisciplinary approach to the subject by drawing on insights from across the natural sciences and social sciences

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  • A book review of Carbon Crunch in Juncture

    March 21, 2013

    A book review by Catherine Mitchell of Dieter Helm’s Carbon Crunch in IPPR’s quarterly magazine Juncture – it is available via the Wiley website, for subscribers: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/%28ISSN%291744-

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  • Draft Written Evidence to Scrutiny Committee of the Energy Bill

    January 18, 2013

    Draft Written Evidence to Scrutiny Committee of the Energy Bill

    Draft Written Evidence to Scrutiny Committee of the Energy Bill Prof Catherine Mitchell, University of Exeter. Jan 15th 2013 Introduction The Electricity Market Reform (EMR) process, which has culminated in the Energy Bill, provided an opportunity to establish an energy system fit for the purpose of enabling Britain to move to a secure, efficient and affordable sustainable energy economy.  At the moment, the Energy Bill does not do this. If it goes through as it is without substantial amendments it will represent a wasted opportunity which will have to revisited reasonably soon. The original aim

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  • Book: Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia

    January 5, 2013

    Book: Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia

    Dynamics of Energy Governance in Europe and Russia Edited by Caroline Kuzemko, Andrei V. Belyi, Andreas Goldthau and Michael F. Keating Energy in Europe and Russia is in flux. The authors address key issues in this context and seek to analyze contemporary transition processes in the region’s energy sector. They look at whether and how transnational policy mechanisms can generate sufficient steering capacity to address pressing energy policy issues, including environmental concerns, energy transit or rapidly changing natural gas markets. Moreover, they explore the impact climate change concerns have on policy making in the energy

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  • Report: The Renewable Energy Planning Panel

    January 4, 2013

    Report: The Renewable Energy Planning Panel

    The Renewable Energy Planning Panel The Renewable Energy Planning Panel (REPP) was set up in February 2003 to analyse the planning policy issues for renewable energy raised by: the White Paper on Energy Policy and the need to implement a renewable energy policy capable of meeting its vision the proposed revision of Planning Policy Guidance Note (PPG) 22 on Renewable Energy and the requirement of Government to formally reply to the EU in October 2003 about planning issues raised in the Renewables Directive.   The group, chaired by Dr Catherine Mitchell of Warwick Business School, brought together a broad group of

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